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Gold Cap Conure - Aratinga Conures Aratinga Auracapilla Bird

Gold Cap Conure Aratinga Conures

Notable traits of the Gold Cap Conure Bird: Aratinga Conures (Aratinga Auracapilla)
Latin Name: Aratinga Auracapilla
Common Name: Gold Cap Conure
Description: General plumage dark green; front of forehead and eye area red becoming orange-yellow on fore crown; cheeks in some birds washed yellow to orange-yellow; throat and upper breast tinged faintly greyish-blue; feathers to lower breast, abdomen and lower back edged burgundy-red; under wing-coverts red; outer webs of primaries, primary-coverts and secondaries blue; upperside of tail olive-green with blue tips; underside of tail and flight-feathers blackish; periophthalmic ring whitish; iris brown; bill blackish; feet grey. Immatures with green fore-crown with scattering of a few red to orange-red feathers; red edging to abdomen and lower back fainter; iris dark.
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: Very trainable and can become quite the affectionate pet.
Length: 30 cm (12 ins)
Average Lifespan: 30 years
Average Weight: 140-150g
Diet: Pellets, Fruits and Veggies
Housing: Min 22 x 22 x 26 inches
Loudness: The Golden-capped Conures are known as loud birds. The bird has a very loud call, and if not trained properly the bird can be quite loud. Golden-capped Conure owners say it is possible to train the birds to be quieter.
Talking Ability: Will speak a few words and phrases.
Notes: Golden-capped Conures require 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: 18 x 18 x 70 cm
Breeding Aviculture: Often
Average Clutch Size: 3-5
Habitat: Brazil and Paraguay
References: PelletTreatToy
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