Conures

Sun conures are endangered. At Paradise we also house Jenday and Nanday conures which are currently classed as least concern.


Flocks of up to 30 birds are typical, but larger groups may be observed in areas where food is abundant. There are several different species which will mix together in flocks in the wild.

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Key Facts

Family:
Psittacidae
Diet:
Ripe fruits, buds and flowers & seeds
Life Span:
30 years captivity
Distribution:
Central and South America
Did you know?
Whilst foraging conures are inconspicuous but are very noisy when flying. They often live in large mixed flocks of several species.

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