A century of parrots.
Mansfield: Insignis Publications, 2007.
Large octavo, laminated boards, 284 pp. colour photographs, black and white photographs.
This new book from well known parrot expert, Rosemary Low, is a personal history of all things parrot during the twentieth century. The author looks at the history of parrot keeping and parrot trade, the large public and private collections, the impact of smuggling and theft, and the problems of parrot conservation. This is a very entertaining book for any aviculturist with an interest in the historical perspective of the hobby.