Catherine A. Toft was Professor Emerita in the Department of Evolution and Ecology at the University of California, Davis at the time of her death in December 2011. She was coeditor of Parasite-Host Associations: Coexistence or Conflict?
Timothy F. Wright is Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at New Mexico State University. He has studied parrots in the wild and in the laboratory for more than twenty years.
"A rich celebration of "the most human of birds.'" - Library Journal
"The information concentrated in this volume is written clearly in an easy-to-understand manner for a nonscientific audience, but with general and up-to-date data that can be very useful for professional ornithologists." - The Quarterly Review of Biology
"A rich celebration and study of 'the most human of birds.'” - Library Journal