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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 ...

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age

age

we have just gotten a conure and we were told that it was 10 weeks old but its tail feathers are already full length ...
Travel Companions?

Travel Companions?

What p;recautions should be practiced when taking a green-cheeked conure with me during, say, week-long visits to another community or vacation spot? A smaller, "travel cage" will need to be acquired. What other considerations are there? ...
PARASITES

PARASITES

Can a conure get parasites from a food source ? my blue crown I've had for at least 25yrs is demonstrating odd behavior. any advice is greatly appreciated ...
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Sun Conure laying unfertilized eggs again . Has laid 6 egg 3 times in 4 months. 3 first time, 2 second time and do far just 1 .

I Changed cage other side of room , rearranged toys, only rub on head, left eggs 2-3 weeks then removed. Scraping cuddle bone in food. Help please ...
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mating

I have a Sun Canure and a Cockatiel together in several ocasions i have seen the Canure mating with the Cockatiel. Can these two different species lay eggs? Thank you ...
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Food in refrigerator?

This is my first container of Lafeber's Premium Daily Diet for Parrots (for my Conure) as I transition my bird from a 9-year seed diet. I am following the directions, but I am not sure how I am supposed to ...
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Hole in abdomen

Hello, our 13 year old conure laid an egg the other day, and now I can feel another one about you come out. I also noticed a small hole in her abdomen and feces is coming out of it (not ...
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Conure picking up the food

Hello, I’ve been using your nutriberries for years with my two birdies. Both absolutely love the food, and it’s great for nutrition, but my conure often picked up the balls and drops them to the bottom of her cage, anything ...
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Conures

Do conures get along if placed in the same cage? ...
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Bird is biting

I adopted a green cheek conure who is 5 years old. She bites a lot but has started to bond with me only biting my fingers. My family on the other hand are being bit on the nose and ears ...
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