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Dusky Headed Conure - Aratinga Conures Aratinga Weddellii Bird

Dusky Headed Conure Aratinga Conures

Notable traits of the Dusky Headed Conure Bird: Aratinga Conures (Aratinga Weddellii)
Latin Name: Aratinga Weddellii
Common Name: Dusky Headed Conure
Description: Generally green; greenish-yellow on abdomen; head greyish-brown, each feather edged dull blue; upper breast olive-green; first primaries black with blue edge; remainder green with bluish edging on ends of outer webs; tail upperside blue with green base, underside blackish; skin to very wide periophthalmic ring white; bare cere reddish-grey; bill black; iris pale yellow; feet grey. Immatures with generally duller plumage; 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: The Dusky headed Conure are very playful and entertaining birds and can be trained easily. Many pet
Length: 26 cm (10 ins)
Average Lifespan: 20 years
Average Weight: 95-115g
Diet: Pellets, Fruits and Veggies
Housing: 20 x 20 x 24 inches or Bigger
Loudness: The Dusky-headed Conure are known as loud birds. The bird has a loud call, and if not trained properly, the bird will be loud more often. Dusky-headed Conure owners say it is possible to train the birds to be quieter.
Talking Ability: Will speak a few words phrases.
Notes: Dusky headed Conure 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: 15
Nest: 24 x 24 x 45 cm
Breeding Aviculture: Often
Average Clutch Size: 3-5
Habitat: South America
References: PelletTreatToy
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