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Sun Conure - Aratinga Conures Aratinga Solstitialis Bird

Sun Conure   Aratinga Conures

Notable traits of the Sun Conure Bird: Aratinga Conures (Aratinga Solstitialis)
Latin Name: Aratinga Solstitialis
Common Name: Sun Conure
Description: General plumage yellow; forehead, sides of head, abdomen, and lower back with variable orange tinge; under tail-coverts green with pronounced yellow tinge; median and greater upper wing-coverts as well as under tail-coverts green with yellow edging; secondary-coverts green with yellow tips; outer webs of primary-coverts blue; primaries green with blue tips; secondaries green; upper side of tail olive-green with blue tips; underside of tail and flight-feathers blackish; periophthalmic ring whitish; iris dark brown; bill blackish; feet grey.
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 Sun Conures are very playful and entertaining birds and can be trained easily. Many pet owners
Length: 30 cm or 12 inches
Average Lifespan: 30 years
Average Weight: 120-130g
Diet: Pellets, Fruit, Veggies, Beans, Some Seed
Housing: 20 x 20 x 24 inches or Bigger
Loudness: The Sun Conures are known as loud birds. The bird has a very loud call, and if not trained properly, the bird will be loud more often. Sun Conure owners say it is possible to train the birds to be quieter.
Talking Ability: Will speak a few words phrases.
Notes: Sun 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.
Mutations: Pied and Lutino
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 15
Nest: 14 x 7 inches L-Box
Breeding Aviculture: Yes Not Hard
Average Clutch Size: 4-5
Habitat: South America
References: PelletTreatToy
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