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Keeping Canaries by Brian Keenan


Keeping Canaries by Brian Keenan

Canaries have been domesticated since the fifteenth century, when the Spanish first imported them from their Canary Isles home, attracted by their melodic song. Since then their popularily as a caged bird has spread throughout the world, This book instroduces several of the different types of canary that are popular today, and offers invaluable advice on the responsibilities of ownership and how best to care for these beautiful birds.

About the Author

Brian Keenan is a writer and poet. AN EVIL CRADLING is the story of his four years' captivity in Beirut and is recognized as a non-fiction classic. He is also the author of a travel book, BETWEEN EXTREMES with John McCarthy, and a novel, TULLOUGH.

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Publication date

26th September 2012


Brian Keenan

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The Crowood Press Ltd


160 pages


Birds, including cage birds, as pets



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