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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 ...
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

Sunconure breeding

I have an sun conure pair they are about 1.5 yrs of age they started mating like 4, 5 months ago but still haven’t started laying eggs. They are always free roaming around the house . They are tamed wings ...

Aggressive & High Emotion Conure

Hi! I have a one and a half - nearing two year old - green cheek conure. Recently, he’s been very “high emotion” with excessive screeching, biting, and refusing to play with his toys. Essentially all he does anymore is ...

Pooping liquid

Verde literally just pooped out water, is that a bad thing? We don’t really have the budget for vet right now, my parents say that it’s diet and all the pellet, pellet, pellet she’s eating what should I do? ...

Not pooping as frequently

I know constipation is rare in birds but I am suspecting that verde is dealing with it, usually when that happens I give her some banana and all seems well but I’m seeing little improvement this time, another thing other ...

Green cheek nutrition

Should my green cheek conures be on only a pellet diet. Can they have seeds at all? What are nutriberries are they treats? can that be given daily then? One of my green cheeks has powdery things coming out when ...

mint green cheek conure breeding

Hello I have pair of mint GCC they were kind to each other and mating sometime , but now the male attacking the female , I dont know why they are in cage birds , and they had breed last ...

Sun Conure behavior

My 2 yr old sun conure has been hostile with outsiders but in recent times has been angry with me. He keeps attacking me each time he sees me. I am not able to make friends with him again. I ...

Are raw Quaker Oats ok to feed?

I was told why verde’s feather quality is deteriorating, malnutrition I’m such a horrible owner I thought I was doing everything right yet I’m doing it all wrong so I started feed verde healthy meals not just her pellets and ...

Nail trimming perches

We just purchased, a blue color, perch, for his feet, he seems not to go near it, he looks scared, I tried yo put my green-cheek conure parrot named Charlie, on it, he refuses, what can I do!!! ...

Should I get another conure?

Hi! I have a green cheeked conure who’s been with me for about 8 years now. He’s pretty well behaved, I’d say. He seems quite happy. Currently, he’s the only pet in our family. We had two dogs before though, ...
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