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Sun Conure

Aratinga solstitialis


The Sun Conure or Sun Parakeet is a medium-sized brightly colored parrot native to northeastern South America. Size is about 12 inches. Recognized for their beautiful plumage and are also known for their vocalizing. They are intelligent, playful, and are quieter if kept as single pets. Sun conures make good pets. They have an adventurous attitude and are quite active. They entertain themselves by playing in their water bowls or during bathtime. With the ability to pick up words and phrases, sun conures are often described as being inquisitive.


These sun conures live in captivity in a rain forest within the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Apr 9, 2014
Submitted on Apr 10, 2014

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