Length: 14.5 inches
Weight: 115-130 grams
Life span 25-30 years
Incubation 24 days
Age at weaning 11-12 weeks
Age at maturity 2-3 years
Country of origin Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Columbia, Venezuela
Natural habitat: Light forest and open woodland; may be found in pairs or small flocks.
Description Green with some yellow through the green underparts; forecrown and head blue; white eye ring; pinkish-brown legs.
Temperament Conures are intelligent birds, with a reputation for being noisy and destructive. Both sexes are known to talk and perform tricks, and are loving and devoted companions. These bossy and boisterous birds have a very high energy level and can provide endless hours of entertainment. Due to their high energy level, many toys and a playpen must be provided to meet their activity requirements. Be aware that these are considered to be among the noisiest screechers of all parrots.
Talking ability: poor to moderate
Noise level: High
Cage requirements: 20 x 20 inches; bar spacing 5/8" or 3/4"