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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

Conures breeding

I have a pair of pineapple conures, the girl is 1, and the boy is 3. They are really happy together. There are signs that they want to mate, but there is no nesting box. Will they still mate without ...

Bird companion

I only have one bird, 11 yr old gc conure, she of couse wants company, I have wondered if I got a second bird for her company would be good for her. I have a small apartment, not much room, ...

Egg

My pineapple Conure laid an egg that was darker than the others (greyish) , she has moved it out of the clutch and this evening I was checking on my babies while sleeping and I noticed that there is now ...

Conure not taking solid food?

I have a 4-5mth old green cheek conure that’s recently weaned. He’s eating all kinds of cooked soft food (veggies, grains etc.) but seems to only be drinking the liquid and not swallowing the contents. He’s underweight to begin with ...

Aggression with bonded parrots

Hello, my problem is similar to the question "How to re-bond my parrots" with some differences. I have three green cheek mutations and one crimson bellied conure all males. The birds were bonded (at my request) before I purchased them ...

Reproduction

I have a female sun conure of 10 months old. I need a male conure too but I'm not able to get of the same age. But if I get a male sun conure of 8 months old then will ...

Conure health

"in reference to straining to poop, or the bm in general, does giving a little exercise help -I notice my gc conure will fly to her portable stand, and move a bit when she gets up in the morning; that ...

Conure behavior

I have a Pineapple Conure that is 7 months old. When we got him 4 months ago he was the sweetest bird I have ever had. Now he just wants to bite my hands, my feet etc. Why is he ...

Sleep trouble

My green cheek conure and I moved to a new apartment this week and he is loving the new, much larger space. I am running into issues at bedtime. In our old place, he had a sleep cage in the ...

Conure nail/beak trim

my gc conure had a nail and beak trim a couple days ago, and has been since been reluctant to fly, she's in free flight and usually flying all around, the wings were not trimmed. she almost seems afraid to ...
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