Sun Conure (Aratinga Solstitialis)
Sun Conure’s are very bright, beautiful Conures with red, orange, and yellow colors with green on their wings and tail feathers. As babies, they are mostly green with some coloring, but attain their full plumage as adults usually by about 18 months. They are known for being very loud, but are loved for their affectionate disposition. They require frequent handling to maintain their friendly personality and should be given plenty of toys and branches as they are strong chewers. They are highly intelligent and can learn/understand many words and phrases; however, they are not known for their talking ability. Sun Conure’s are in middle of the size spectrum for Conures.
Weight: 100 – 130 gm
Length: approximately 12 inches