Suggested Reading

In addition to the articles on this website, MAP recommends:


The Large Macaws

Practical information with a multi-disciplinary approach: Aviculture, Veterinary Medicine, Conservation, Anthropology, Ornithology and Zoology.

The Large Macaws

Covers eleven species of macaws: Hyacinth, Lear's, Glaucous, Spix, Green-winged, Scarlet, Buffon's, Military, Blue and Gold, Blue-throated, and Red-fronted.

This long awaited reference book has already been distributed to aviculturists, veterinarians and conservationists in 56 countries.

25 chapters, written by 20 international experts with 17 collaborators.

552 Pages hardbound, 9 x 12 format, 350 color photographs, over 70 illustrations, fully indexed.

The combined resources of this volume should prove invaluable to anyone working with macaws.

If you'd like to order a copy of "The Large Macaws" autographed by Brian Speer, you may place a credit card order by calling (925)625-1878 (U.S. orders only).

Or you may send a check or money order to:

Brian L. Speer, DVM, DABVP, ECAMS
3807 Main Street
Oakley, CA 94561

The cost of the book does not include taxes or shipping. If sending a payment by mail, please call first to get the total.


Birds for Dummies

Birds have an amazing capacity for love and affection. But they aren't maintenance-free; in fact, most birds have complex needs and desires that must be considered carefully when you choose which feathered friend to own.

Birds for Dummies

Whether you are bringing a bird into your life or are a seasoned owner adding to your flock, Birds For Dummies helps you address the issues that matter most to you and the bird. This book also offers a 16-page full-color spread that introduces you to bird types from around the world and explains which ones make the best pets. It will show you how to:

To order "Birds For Dummies" autographed by Brian Speer, you may place a credit card order by calling (925)625-1878 (U.S. orders only).

Or send a check or money order to:

Brian L. Speer, DVM, DABVP, ECAMS
3807 Main Street
Oakley, CA 94561

The cost of the book does not include taxes or shipping. If sending a payment by mail, please call first to get the total.




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