Further Reading

ONLINE CONTENT

Shady Pines Aviary www.shadypines.com specialises in the breeding of Black-headed and White-bellied Caiques. The website contains lots of great info, pics and personal experiences from the owners about keeping and breeding caiques. Well worth a look.

 

 

The Caique Site www.caiquesite.com is run by John C McMichael (PhD). John is the author of the book Caiques: their care, breeding and some natural history, and the website contains many informative articles, useful links and a picture archive. I recommend taking a browse for yourself.

 

BOOKS 

There are two excellent books on caiques that I strongly recommend for every caique owner.

Caiques (2003) by Rosemary Low, DONA Publishing. 

ISBN 80-7322-042-3

88 pages including 25 colour photographs by the author and other photographers. This is an excellent little book that covers the following topics: What is a caique?, Captive history, Care and housing, Diet and nutrition, Caiques as pets, Breeding caiques, hand-rearing, Health care, In the wild, and Your questions answered.

To purchase this book visit www.rosemarylow.co.uk

 

Caiques: their care, breeding and some natural history (2010) by John C McMichael, Bruce Burchett Publisher. 

ISBN 0-910335-74-5

136 pages with some colour photographs. This is an extremely comprehensive book written by a passionate hobby caique breeder of 30 years. The book contains three main sections: Care of pet caiques, Breeding, and Natural history. Over 470 references are sited, demonstrating the extensive research that has gone into writing this book.

This title can be purchased from www.avianpublications.com or www.birdkeeper.com.au

 

MAGAZINE/JOURNAL ARTICLES

Cumming N and Cumming J (2005) Have your Caique and breed it too. Parrot Society Of Australia News. Vol 15(6): 10-13

Gonzales F (1996) Caiques. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 23, No 2: 45-46

Lima R (1996) The care and breeding of Caiques. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 23, No 2: 34-38

Marshall T (1995) Captivating Caiques. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 22, No 2: 8-9

McMichael JC (2016) Co-parenting and other things I have learned about breeding Caiques. Avizandum. Vol 28, No 9: 10-12

Smith GA (1971) Black-headed Caiques. Avicultural Magazine. 77: 202-218

Smith G (1990) The Caique – Part I. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 17, No 2: 27-33

Smith G (1990) The Caique in captivity – Part II. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 17, No 3: 19-22

Smith G (1991) The Caique. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 18, No 4: 49-51

Smith G (1991) The Caique. Magazine of the Parrot Society. 25: 191-197

Smith G (1996) The Caiques. Caged Bird Hobbyist. 4: 22-25

Them P (1988) Caiques: clowns of the parrots. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 15, No 1: 18-26

Welch J (yyyy) Article title. Australian Birdkeeper. Vol XX(Issue XX): pp-pp

Worlh GJ (1998) Breeding aspects of Caiques and Piontes Parrots. AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Vol 25, No 3: 37-39