October 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
2. Chick Identification.
3. Incubation of Eggs.
10. Gulls and Terns.
12. Ducks, Geese, and Swans.
14. Hawks, Falcons, Kites, Osprey, and New World Vultures.
16. Herons and Egrets.
17. Domestic Poultry.
18. Wild Turkeys, Quail, Grouse, and Pheasants.
20. Pigeons and Doves.
30. Hornbills, Kingfishers, Hoopoes, and Bee-eaters.
34. Passerines: Hand-feeding Diets.
35. Passerines: Finches, Goldfinches, and Sparrows.
36. Passerines: American Robins, Mockingbirds, Thrashers, Waxwings, and.
37. Passerines: Swallows, Bushtits, and Wrens.
38. Passerines: Exotic Finches.
Appendix I. Important Contacts.
Appendix II. Nutritional Tables.
Appendix III. Resources for Products Mentioned
Rebecca S. Duerr, DVM, received her BS in Marine Biology from San Francisco State University and her DVM from the University of California Davis, where she will complete an MPVM degree on oiled seabird care at the UCD Wildlife Health Center in 2007. Since 1988, she has served as staff at several California wildlife organizations including the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito and Wildlife Rescue, Inc. in Palo Alto. She currently works as an avian and exotic animal veterinarian in Northern California. She serves on the Board of Directors and as wildlife shelter veterinarian for the Wildlife Care Association of Sacramento. She teaches baby bird care and avian trauma and fracture management at various wildlife rehabilitation centers.
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