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sun conure

Sun Conure

The sun conure is bold in both appearance and in personality. Suns are known for their vocalizing, which can be loud a times, as well as their playfulness and adventurous nature ...
jenday conure

Jenday Conure

Jenday conures have a reputation for being a little more laid back than other conures, but that's not to say that they don't enjoy and expect plenty of interaction with their people. Like most conures, they appreciate bird toys that ...
green-cheeked conure

Green-Cheeked Conure

Green-cheeked conures can be outgoing and comical, but they can also be a little shyer than other conures. These birds love their play and will appreciate a good rotation of toys and a spacious cage to run around ...
blue-crowned conure

Blue-Crowned Conure

The blue-crowned conure has a large vocabulary and high intelligence to match. This species is known as one of the better talkers in the conure family, though it can be a little difficult to understand ...
green-cheeked conure

Conure

Conures, which vary in size from small to medium, often charm people with their playfulness and inquisitive personalities. They generally like to be where the household activity is, which can include mealtime and hanging out with their favored people ...

Latest Articles

Green-cheeked conure

New To Conures? Answers to Common Conure Questions

Are conures parrots? Do they talk? What size cage do they need? What food provides the best nutrition? Find the answer to these and other common questions about conures ...
members of sun parakeet project

The Parakeet Rangers of Guyana

One Earth Conservation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization co-founded by Dr. LoraKim Joyner, who has worked in parrot conservation for over three decades. The organization encourages communities in Latin America to support and/or get involved in parrot conservation. Here Dr ...
sun conure

Conure Fast Facts

Conures are popular pet companions for good reason — these parrots are full of spunk with colorful personalities and a wide range of colors and sizes ...
Hyacinth macaw

New World Parrots: Conures, Amazons, Macaws & More

Parrots can be categorized according to Old World psittacines and New World psittacines. Do you know if your parrots are "Team Old World" or "Team New World"? ...
Green Cheeked Conure

Conures: Sun Vs. Green Cheek

No wonder conures are a popular pet bird companion. They are smart, active, cuddly, and social. There are many species of conure, and each group has its own unique set of traits. See the similarities and differences between the fiery-colored ...
Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who ...

Ask Lafeber

One legged jenday concure

Ive had my parrot (mr bob jolly) 3 years now, we bought him off someone off the internet. He seems happy enuff he has a lary cage, eats all day, sings well makes little noises lol, hes free to come ...

Boarding & Conure Behavior

1. Thoughts on boarding parrots for 2+ weeks vs taking them on a road trip 2. 3 yr old female green cheek and 3 year old male quaker. green cheek bites me for no reason, do you recommend shots to ...

5 week old green cheek Conure

I removed the babies at four weeks from his mom it’s now five weeks I’ve been hand feeding formula. How much day should I be giving it. Please note it cries most of the day or at least it sounds ...

How to prevent a single conure from laying eggs?

Hi! I was wondering what steps needed to be taken to prevent a single conure from laying eggs? Thank you ☺️ ...

Airdog purifier

What about the brand Airdog? I have been using this for several years and it works very well. Is this dangerous for birds/sun conures? ...

Green cheek egg laying

My 5 year old green cheek has laid 7 eggs so far in the last 3 weeks. She has never laid eggs. No mate. No nest box. She is getting calcium supplement and boiled egg. I'm worried how many eggs ...

Can my bird sleep in a box?

I purchased a pineapple conure at 6 weeks old (I now know that is really young). The bird is now 11 weeks old. When I got him he was sleeping in a box with Aspen shavings. I tried tonight to ...

Late egg laying

We have had a sun conure for about 9 or 10 years. We do not know the age of her since we got her from another family. She just laid her first egg. Is this common? ...

Conure hatchling

First time parents for both humans and birds. The first egg has hatched. What are the next steps? Do I need to change their diet? Is there something else I need to get to help the birds and babies? They ...

Preening gland

Hello and thank you for your time. I have a half moon conure, I don’t see a preening gland, I have looked for it. And he has been chewing at his feathers not as bad from the tip but from ...
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