Parrots and parrot-like birds in aviculture by Hastings William Sackville Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford

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Published by F.V. White in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Psittacidae,
  • Aviaries

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Statementby the Marquess of Tavistock ; with eight plates in colour by E.J. Boosey.
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Pagination298 p. :
Number of Pages298
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Open LibraryOL17844623M

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(ed. D Coombes). The Parrot Society, Bedford. Scholz, H B. Parrots, also known as psittacines / ˈ s ɪ t ə s aɪ n z /, are birds of the roughly species in 92 genera comprising the order Psittaciformes, found mostly in tropical and subtropical regions.

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Parrots, also known as psittacines / ˈ s ɪ t ə s aɪ n z /, are birds of the roughly species in 92 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes, found in most tropical and subtropical regions.

The order is subdivided into three superfamilies: the Psittacoidea ("true" parrots), the Cacatuoidea (cockatoos), and the Strigopoidea (New Zealand parrots).

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