Sun Conure

Sun Conure
Item# sunconure

Aratinga solstitalis

Length: 12 inches

Weight: 100-120 grams

Life span: 25-30 years

Age at Weaning: 12 weeks

Age at Maturity: ~3 years

Country of Origin: North Eastern South America, Venezuela

Temperament: Sun Conures are very playful and outgoing birds, and very fun to spend time with. While they do not talk well, they have very powerful voices and are ususally not suitable for apartment living. They will often take a break from playing to settle in for a nice head scratch.

Talking Ability: Poor

Noise Level: High

Cage Requirements: 20" x 20"

Interesting Facts: Baby Sun Conures have a very different appearance than adults, and actually look like a different species of Conure, one called a Jenday Conure. Many breeders get these two birds confused, and so people are surprised when their bird molts and turns a beautiful orange and yellow.