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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

Has the lifespan been updated for Green Cheek Conures?

I saw that there are Senior Nutriberries as an offering now and I don't know if my girls are 20-year birds. When I got them ten years ago, I was told 12-15 yrs. Is 20 still the expectation or has ...

Green Cheek Conure

Hi, my conure has trouble eating. He does not eat as much as he’s supposed to and I’ve tried switching from his seeds diet to pellets. He does eat his pellets but rarely. I want to find food for him ...

Should We Get our Green cheek conure a friend?

Hi there! I currently have a green cheek conure, a male that is around 8 years old. We are moving and considering getting him a friend because we plan on being away from our home more and don’t want him ...

sun conure eggs

My bird has layed several eggs, looks like she's pecked three, what do I need to do with the others to incubate them ...

Will she associated this with cacthing?

So verde is indeed sick and we are transporting her to the emergency vet now but I have a question. I couldinguse the towle this time to get her in the box because she was too fast and kept flying ...

Eggs from conure

my green cheek has 12 eggs already only 3 in cage should I take all out ...

Brown poop is it normal?

Hi I’ve notice that verde’s poop is brown, is this normal? I heard the color of a birds poop depends on what your feeding and they said it could be brown but I just want to make sure if not ...

Green Cheek Conures

I have 2 green cheek conures how much out of cage time do they need? Do they have to be Only on pellet diet? Should there cage be covered at night? Should green cheeks be seen every year by the ...

How can I make everyday an Adventure for her

Hi! I followed your advice and took advantage of verde’s new sweet side and worked on stepping up without chewing or biting and I’ve been letting her come out of the cage and it was Wonderful! She loves spending time ...

How to get my birds to like each other

Hi there , I have a green cheek Conure (cheeky )who is about 12, we think he is a male. He has some fears about finger which I am training , cheeky is getting much better with hand, he gets ...
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