The Parrot Who Owns Me The Story of a Relationship by Joanna Burger

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Published by Villard .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pets,
  • Burger, Joanna,
  • Animals,
  • Birds,
  • Pets / Birds,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • Parrots

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7699493M
ISBN 100679463305
ISBN 109780679463306
OCLC/WorldCa45195864

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The author is a faculty member at Rutgers who has specialized in the study of gulls and parrots/5(). The Parrot Who Owns Me is Joanna and Tiko’s story, as well as the story of the science of birds, and of parrots in particular. Woven into the narrative are insights and fascinating revelations from Dr.

The Parrot Who Owns Me book work—not only about parrots, 4/5(30). By turns delightful, hilarious, touching, and enlightening, The Parrot Who Owns Me introduces us to an unforgettable bird and his human companion, whose friendships tells us much about ourselves/5(7). The Parrot Who Owns Me tells the story of their growing relationship through the minutia of daily life.

However, this is not a memoir written by a doting pet. The Parrot Who Owns Me: The Story of a Relationship by Joanna Burger avg. rating Ratings Seventeen years ago, when she adopted a neglected, orphaned thirty-year-old parrot named Tiko, the internationally renowned ornithologist Joanna Burger entered one of the most complex relationships.

Kindle Customer. out of 5 starsWritten by a parrot owner who is also a parrot biologist. Octo A really great story, one of my favorite first person books on parrots, about a mid life parrot who needed a new home and lucked out on finding a /5. Tiko, a year-old orphaned, Red Lored Amazon parrot, and Burger, a renowned ornithologist and Rutgers University biology professor, have lived together for 15 years.

Burger describes their relationship with the charm and warmth of a true animal lover who delights in her companion animal's antics and intelligence.

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Woven into the narrative are insights and fascinating revelations from Dr. Burger’s work—not only about parrots, but also about what it means to be human. The Parrot Who Owns Me is also the story of the science of birds, and of parrots in particular (America’s third most commonly owned pet, after cats and dogs).

Woven into the narrative are insights and fascinating revelations from Joanna Burger’s work — not only about parrots, but about what it means to be human.4/5(). THE PARROT WHO OWNS ME: The Story of a Relationship Joanna Burger, Author THE PARROT WHO OWNS ME: The Story of a Relationship This book is a must-have for bird-lovers and a fun read for.

The Parrot Who Owns Me: The Story of a Relationship by Joanna Burger is a hardback nonfiction book I've had in my 'to be read' pile prior to May I've always been interested in parrots. I had a cockatiel as a youngster and other family members have had larger parrots like African greys or Amazon parrots.

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The parrot who owns me: the story of a relationship by Burger, Joanna. Publication date Topics Pets, Burger, Joanna, Animals, Birds, Pets / Birds, Anecdotes, Human-animal relationships, Parrots Publisher New York: Villard Books Internet Archive Books.

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Burger’s work—not only about parrots, but also about what it means to be human.5/5(3). Tiko is a year-old, Red-lored Amazon parrot who lives with Burger (Biology/Rutgers Univ.) and her husband in their New Jersey home.

The author describes their life together in an easy voice, one that is gently lyrical for the most part, although it shifts uncomfortably into scientific jargon at times (e.g., "male nest-showing," "pair-bond maintenance," "courtship feeding").

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"Birds are my passion," says Joanna Burger, "but parrots are my weakness." Fifteen years ago, when se adopted a neglected, orphaned thirty-six year old parrot named Tiko, she entered on of the most complex relationships of her and .ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: In springtime his thoughts turn to love --The journey north --A parrot in the house --The parrots in my past --Our morning ritual --Tiko is no birdbrain --Watchdog Tiko --Our knight in shining feathers --In sickness and in health sibility.The Parrot Who Owns Me is also the story of the science of birds, and of parrots in particular (America's third most commonly owned pet, after cats and dogs).

Woven into the narrative are insights and fascinating revelations from Joanna Burger's work -- not only about parrots, but about what it means to be human.

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