The name Conure comes from the genus conurus, which used to include Conures. Conure is still used as a term to call these birds, but the genus of conurus is no longer used, Instead, conures fall into multiple different genera. There are around 100 different species and subspecies of conures.
Conures are small parrots. Their length and wingspan vary due to the large amount of species fitting within this group.
Conures are native to Central America and South America.
Conures eat fruit vegetables, grains, nuts, meat and dairy.
Although Conures are prone to many of the same illnesses as other parrots, they are regarded as parrots that rarely get ill. Conures tend to live for 20 to 30 years.
Conures are lovable pets. They are active and like attention. They don't mind dancing or hanging upside down for extra attention. Conures are also easy to train. They mimic voices in a high pitched tone that may be difficult to understand. The most popular breeds include Sun Conures, Green Cheek Conures, Jenday Conures, Nanday Conures, and Dusky Headed Conures. Conures are a cherished component of our aviary. Be sure to check Florida Bird Breeders Aviary to see our Conures for sale and other parrots for sale.
Peach Fronted Conures are fairly common pets and for good reason. They grow to about 10 inches in length. Peach Fronted Conures can learn some words but are not too noisy. These birds are also fairly common to come by.
Dusky Headed Conures are cute lovable pets. They grow to about 11 inches and are known for being one fo the more quiet conures. These birds are recommended for apartment living.
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The Red Masked Conure is aslo called the Cherry Headed Conure. These birds are considered easy to train and the best talkers out of all Conures. Red Masked Conures love to learn tricks and show them off. However, they are considered a noisy species.
The Panatgonian Conure is also called the Burrowing Conure. This is the largest of all Conures.
The Sun Conure is also called the Sun Parakeet. The Sun Conure is one of the most popular birds for families with children. These are fun and curious birds. Sun Conures do some talking and mimicking but they are also known for beind lound in comparison to their size.
Jenday Conures appear like Sun Conures except that these birds do not have the yellow coloration on their shoulders. These birds are known for being colorful and affectionate.
The Nanday Conure is also known as the black hooded parakeet. This is one of the ideal pet parrots. Nandays are considered intelligent, outgoing, and social. If a Nanday Conure learns to speak they can learn about 20 words.
The Blue Crowned Conure is also referreed to as the Blue Hooded Conure. These birds are considered quiet and gentle in comparison to other Conures. These birds are also less likely to biting making them ideal for families.
The Maroon Bellied Conure is a smaller Conure with a length of 9-10 inches. This is the second most popular pet Conure behind the Green-Cheeked Conure. This is also considered one of the quieter Conures.
The Green Cheeked Conure is the most commonly owned Conure as a pet. These birds are popular because they love to play. Green Cheeked Conures are fast learners and respond well to training.