What is Normal Jenday Conure Behavior

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Elaine and Mango the Jenday Conure

 

Dear Mitch & Catherine

 

I just recently got a Jenday Conure in late October and I named him Mango.

 

He has his royal blue feathers on his wings and tail but is not too socialized with people.

 

The breeder advised that he came to her, but the circumstances were unclear.

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Windy City Parrot Defines Small And Medium Size Species Of Pet Birds

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Small species pet birds

Birds we classify as “Smaller” species 

FYI  There’s something like 100 species of Conures. Conures need to be subdivided into small, medium & large (which is on our to-do list)


Green cheek conures weigh 64 grams (cockatiels are about 100 grams – Patagonian conures weight about 280 grams, about the size of a Timneh African grey.

Don’t think for a minute conures can be classified into one size category

Large Canaries

Gibber Canary

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How To Stop An Indian Ringneck Parrot From Biting

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We rescued a 15-year-old African ringneck about two months ago and renamed him Keto.

If he gets near my hand or arm he will lash out and try to bite me.

I’m very careful to avoid this.

Interestingly enough Catherine will draw him out of the cage with his big bell toy and he will play in her lap for half an hour, as long as she has the bell toy.

He will do anything for the bell toy.

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A Better Bird Ep 16 Taking In 3 More Rescue Budgies Brings Our Flock to 11 Birds – Video

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One of the challenges of keeping nine budgies in a single aviary is identification.

So here are some notes that we made to help even ourselves keep everyone’s straight.

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Is Mixing And Matching Birds In Your Home Risky?

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I love the new format so much Mitch.

And I have a question regarding the video of the cockatoo and sun conure.

How do you know when it’s safe to let them be together like that.

You could see the cockatoo loved his friend the conure, enfolded him in his wing.

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