Diamond, Judy; Bond, Alan B.
Title Kea, Bird of Paradox: The Evolution and Behavior of a New Zealand Parrot
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher Berkeley University of California Press 1999
0-520-21339-4 / 9780520213395
Seller ID 008706
240pp. ills. photos. An account of this small and controversial New Zealand parrot's habits, evolution & encounters with mankind. Examines the Kea's social system, play behaviors, ability to learn, adaptability and problem solving. Many illustrations and observations from the authors' years of field study. Data tables on foraging & play behavior; notes references, index.
PARROTS KEA NEW ZEALAND BIRDS BIRD BEHAVIOR AUSTRALASIA ORNITHOLOGY