Size: 37 cm / 14.5 - 15 inches
Life Expectancy: 30 - 40 years
About Blue Crown Conure
The Blue Crown Conure is one of the sweetest and most laid-back of the entire Conure group. Of course, individuals often dramatically vary in temperament and disposition, and much depends on how they are socialized as babies and in their various human interactions. Yet in general, the Blue Crown Conure has proven itself to be well suited for human companionship as a good-natured pet.
Blue Crown Conures are mostly green, with dull blue coloring on the forehead, crown, cheeks, and ears. Around each eye the bird has a ring of white featherless skin and the breast feathers usually have the yellow-green coloring. The tail feathers are green on top, maroon to red-brown on the underside.
Origin of Blue Crown Conure
The Blue Crown Conure is a native to great parts of South America, from eastern Colombia in the north to northern Argentina in the south. They inhabit grassland, forest margins, and semi-arid regions.
Blue Crown Conures are intelligent, social creatures who can be taught to talk! Other features are like:
- They are a little noisy and can screech at loud volumes, but are quieter and more laid-back than most Conures.
- They love exercise and playtime, and also love cuddling with their keepers!
- They are escape artists and closely bonding friends, and are thought to be the most intelligent of the Conures!
- They are renowned for their gentle, affectionate natures.
The Blue Crown Conure has been regarded as one of the most intelligent Conures. It loves to be pampered. Its intelligence enables it to learn quickly. A Blue Crown Conure can be taught to perform several tricks, such as sticking out their tongue, waving their foot and kissing. An untrained Blue Crown Conure can be very upsetting and embarrassing. To train it you need skill and patience.
Blue Crown Conure As A Pet
As to pet, Blue Crown Conures are exceptional. They are quite friendly, calm, playful, inquisitive, and affectionate. Biting is usually not a problem with the lovable Blue Crowns. They tend to be less nippy than other species of parrots. They can speak with a certain amount of clarity, and they can learn to speak a number of different words and/or phrases.
Their intelligence enables them to learn quickly and they can be taught to perform several tricks, such as: sticking out their tongue, waving their foot, kissing, etc. Head scratching and feather preening are a must for a pet Blue Crown Conures. These highly social birds thrive with daily attention. In turn, they will reward you with their companionship.
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