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Blue Crowned Conure - Aratinga Conures Aratinga Acuticaudata Bird

Blue Crowned Conure Aratinga Conures

Notable traits of the Blue Crowned Conure Bird: Aratinga Conures (Aratinga Acuticaudata)
Latin Name: Aratinga Acuticaudata
Common Name: Blue Crowned Conure
Description: General plumage green; head blue; outer webs of flight feathers bluish-brown; greater under wing-coverts dusky yellowish-olive; tail upperside green; outer tail-feathers brown-red; inner webs of tail underside brownish-red; periophthalmic ring whitish; upper mandible horn-colored, lower mandible black; iris orange; feet flesh-colored to pink. Immatures often without blue to head; in some birds forehead blue; lower mandible horn-colored.
Gender Determination: Undeterminable by appearance However you can take a guess by looking at the shape of the birds head Females have a rounder and smaller head than the male The males head is squarer with a flatter forehead
Trainability: The Bluecrowned are very playful and entertaining birds and can be trained easily. Many pet owners f
Length: 38 cm (15 in)
Average Lifespan: 30 years
Average Weight: 165g
Diet: Pellets, Fruits and Veggies
Housing: Min 22 x 22 x 26 inches
Loudness: The Blue-crowned are known as loud birds. The bird has a very loud call, and if not trained properly, the bird will often be loud. Blue-crowned owners say it is possible to train the birds to be more quiet.
Talking Ability: Will speak a few words and phrases.
Notes: Blue-crowned conures requires a lot of attention - they are social birds that need interaction with their owners.
These birds have been vaccinated for the polyoma virus. It is crucial for young birds to be protected as they have little to no immune system for their first year of life. Just as people, cats, dogs are vaccinated, we use vaccines to substantially decrease the incidence of disease in birds. By doing this we have developed a positive reputation that separates us from the "birdie mills" that do not aspire to the same standards. We have a vet on the premises bi-weekly that administer this vaccine and monitors our babies and flock.
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 20
Nest: 25 x 40 x 30 cm
Breeding Aviculture: Occasionally
Average Clutch Size: 2-4
Habitat: Eastern Colombia
References: PelletTreatToy
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