Blue-Crowned Conure


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

Breed Details

Scientific Name:
Native Region:
South America
Medium, 15 inches
Life Expectancy:
up to 30 years
Noise Level:
Talk / Trick Ability: