Mousebirds, or colies, are delightful African softbilled birds that are gaining popularity as pets and in aviaries, and this book is a must for any bird fancier who is interested in the unusual. Written by an aviculturist with years of experience raising mousebirds, this book takes you into the world of mousebird aviculture, giving an extensive look at what it takes to care for and breed these acrobatic birds. Previously little has been documented about this fascinating order of birds in captivity. Now, through a mixture of zoological and private owner observations plus scientific studies, this ebook completely covers the care, diet, housing, and breeding of all mousebirds. Every aspect of pet, aviary, and display mousebirds in aviculture is explored. Both novice and experienced softbill fanciers will find this ebook interesting and useful. Orginally printed and published in 2001, this ebook has new photos and 2012 updates on the mousebird's status in aviculture.