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Dusky-Headed Conure birds

Dusky-Headed Conure Bird Species
Dusky-Headed Conure Stats
Scientific Name:  Aratinga weddellii
Size:  Small, 11 inches
Native Region:  South America
Life Expectancy:  up to 30 years
Noise Level:  Low
Talk/Trick Ability:  Moderate, has a high-pitched screech.



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Dusky-Headed Conure Species Profile
Traits:  The dusky-headed conure is cuddly, clownish and intelligent, but it’s also known as the “quiet” conure. They can be playful but dusky-headed conures also like to snuggle, hiding or falling asleep under shirts or pockets.

Behavior/Health Concerns:  Dusky-headed 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.

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