Tag: conures

Golden-capped Conure

Golden-capped Conure Scientific Name: Aratinga solstitialis auricapilla Origin: Mid-to-southeastern parts of Brazil Average Lifespan: up to 30 years Size: 30 inches Color:  Predominant green, orange, and yellow Sounds: Muffled to high-pitched Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Golden-capped Conure The young Golden-capped conure is mainly seen as a …

Dusky Conure

Dusky Conure Scientific Name: Aratinga weddellii Origin: Bolivia Average Lifespan:  10 years Size: 11 inches Color: Mainly Green Sounds: High pitched sounds Interaction:  Highly social Physical Description of Dusky Conure The Dusky Conure is a small sized bird that displays a mostly green body with yellow green underparts. …

Cherry-Headed Conure

Cherry-Headed Conure Scientific Name:  Aratinga erythrogenys Origin: South America Average Lifespan: 10 to 50 years Size:  11 to 13 inches Color:  Mainly Deep Green Sounds: Whistler, vocal communicator Interaction:  Highly social Physical Characteristics of the Cherry-Headed Conure The Cherry-headed Conure, also called Red-Headed Conure, is a wonderful medium-sized …

Black-capped Conure

Black-capped Conure Scientific Name: Pyrrhura rupicola Origin: Peru and Bolivia Average Lifespan: 10 to 30 years Size: Up to 10 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Relatively Quiet Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Black-capped Conure Known to be one of the smallest species of conures, the Black-capped conure weighs only …

Pet Bird for Beginners-Choosing Your Beginner Bird Part 2

On the previous post we talked about some of the best pet bird for beginners and discussed about the canaries which are known for their singing skills and varied colors and so are finches that are less social but have a very lively personality that can also be …