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Blue-Crowned Conure birds

Blue-Crowned Conure Bird Species
Blue-Crowned Conure Stats
Scientific Name:  Aratinga acuticaudata
Size:  Medium, 15 inches
Native Region:  South America
Life Expectancy:  up to 30 years
Noise Level:  Moderate
Talk/Trick Ability:  Moderate



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Blue-Crowned Conure Species Profile
Traits:  One of the most popular conures, the blue-crowned conure enjoys chatting with its human companions and possess a intelligent, gentle and affectionate nature. Once overlooked because of what was considered as drab colors in the species, the blue-crowned conure gained popularity after the movie Paulie featured a blue crown. Owners who favor this pet bird like the colorful personality they demonstrate.

Behavior/Health Concerns:  Blue-crowned Conures need interesting entertainment and interaction. Feather picking and susceptibility to psittacine diseases are the usual health concerns with this pet bird. A diet that consists of a combination of both pellets and sprouted seeds as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, cooked brown rice, beans or pasta. Provide your conure with plastic, wood, puzzle, musical, rope, leather and other varieties of toys.

Expert Advice

“Wonderful clowns, intelligent, rowdy, loud.”

Liz Wilson, CVT, CBPC

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