These colorful birds love attention and can be more demanding than a parakeet or finch, but the extra time spent with them is worth the reward. They love to feel like part of the family, so house them where there is a high activity level nearby.
Other Animal Facts
South America (Venezuela, northern Brazil, and Guyana)
A variety of shades of red, yellow, green, orange, blue, and sometimes violet, with a white patch around the eye
25-30 years on average
Sun conures are energetic, friendly, and comical. They can easily learn tricks and some words.
Eats a variety of seeds, pellets, fruits and vegetables.
Needs a roomy cage with toys for chewing and mental stimulation.
Requires lots of socializing with their humans to be happy.