Bird Aviary Lighting

The Importance of Ultra Violet Light in Birds



  • The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals

    John Wiley & Sons. 2010. ISBN: 9781444318784,1444318780. 848 pages.

    The seminal reference on the care of laboratory and captive animals, The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals is a must-have for anyone working in this field. The UFAW Handbook has been the definitive text since 1947. Written for an international audience, it contains contributions from experts from around the world. The book focuses on best practice principles throughout, providing comprehensive coverage, with all chapters being peer reviewed by...

  • Livestock Housing

    Wageningen Academic Pub. 2017. ISBN: 9789086862177,9086862179. 491 pages.

    Appropriate housing that promotes excellent health and high welfare for different livestock species is an essential aspect of sustainable animal production. The appropriate design of livestock buildings is a fast changing and ever improving professional endeavour. This book is set out to review the 'current best practice management' in relation to all key design elements of livestock buildings. It is important to manage these buildings correctly to generate environmental conditions that will...

  • The Finch Handbook

    Barron's Educational Series. 2017. ISBN: 0764118269,9780764118265. 145 pages.

    Covers the purchasing process, care, nutrition and diseases ; includes a description of over 50 finch species.

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  • Avian Cognition

    CRC Press. 2016. ISBN: 9781498748438,1498748430. 535 pages.

    Unlike any other book, Avian Cognition thoroughly examines avian intelligence, behavior, and individuality. Preferences, choices, motivation, and habits of species, flocks, and individual birds are discussed and compared. This book investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. Daily, seasonal, and play activities, creativity, reasoning abilities, problem-solving skills, social interaction, life stages, and communication patterns are described, and a distinction is made between...

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Male Mallard (2 of 3)
The Mallard is 56–65 cm long, has a wingspan of 81–98 cm, and weighs 0.9–1.2Kg. The breeding male is unmistakable, with a green head, black rear end and a yellowish orange(can also contain some red) bill tipped with...
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Under a very cloudy sky, this owl was anyway well lighted against a dark background while posing on its branch, inside its aviary, at the Zoo of Planckendael (see map). Taken at 3200 iso and slightly cropped + slight...
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