Blue Crown Conure for sale
Blue Crown Conure for sale,the Blue crowned Conure is a small member of the parrot family.
The whole head as well as the cheeks and ear coverts are blue, and sometimes there is a tinge of blue on the breast. They have a generally green plumage that is more yellowish underneath. The outer wings are a blue-brown going to a chestnut brown on the secondary outer feathers.
The tail of the Blue-crowned Conure or “Sharp-tailed Conure” is long and tapered. This picture of a juvenile shows the beautiful maroons on the underside of the tail feathers.
The central tail on a mature bird is green with the outer feathers being more brownish-red tipped with a golden-olive.
The upper beak is horn colored with a gray tip and the lower mandible is grayish-black. They have a creamy white eye ring surrounding a yellow eye. The legs are pinkish brown.
A younger bird will have less blue on its forehead and crown with no blue on its breast.
Social Behaviors of a Blue Crown Conure for sale
Blue Crown Conures are sociable and live in small groups or sometimes in flocks up to about 100 birds. They love to play, and can be fairly destructive if not watched. They can also be rather loud though not nearly as noisy as some of their Aratinga cousins such as the Nanday, Sun, and Jenday Conures. The blue crown conures make a real fun, playful pet and are very popular.
Care and feeding of Blue Crown Conures
A roomy cage is required for a Blue crown conure unless the bird is to be let out for extended periods. Many birds can spend most of their time on a play pen or parrot perch.
In the wild the Blue-crowned Conure eats berries, fruits, seeds, and nuts. As a pet they will enjoy a variety of sprouts, seeds, nuts, fruits, vegetables, and commercial pellets, as well as the same nutritional foods humans eat.
The basic cage care includes daily cleaning of the water and food dishes. Weekly you should wash all the perches and dirty toys. The floor should be lined with newspaper and changed daily, or covered with an absorbent bedding such as corn cobs or pine shavings and changed weekly. A total hosing down and disinfecting of an aviary should be done yearly, replacing anything that needs to be freshened, such as old dishes, toys and perches.