sun conure

  1. Birbozzz

    My boy dances to music!

    He loves to listen to music with me :) makes him very happy.
  2. M

    Pair bonding.

  3. FreelyBee

    Need encouragement to push through the screaming phase....

    My young new sun conure has not stopped screaming since I brought her home from the breeder, she is several months old now. I let her out of her cage several times of the day to fly, play with different foraging and she helps me set up her dinners. But during the day I have to work on my...
  4. E


    I’ve made a few posts on here about my sun conure as he is my first “larger” bird and want to get advice from the more experienced. Lately Ive noticed his chest is larger and today noticed a bald spot. Is he plucking? Is there something underlying? He goes to the vet monthly for his scissor beak...
  5. Sera

    Feeding 4 week okdbaby sun conure

    So I just bought what I was told to be a 4 week old sun conure. The breeders had fully weaned ones but they were insane and didn’t even like the breeder let alone me. They also offered the newborn which was irresponsible on their part and my dumbass took it cause I wanted to raise it. I’ve...
  6. L

    Meet Miss Mango and I ! + Nutrition advice?

    Hello everyone! I decided to join parrot forums because I've been lurking and reading posts but wanted to make a post of my own. I grew up with birds and have always had a soft spot for feathered friends, so when I saw Miss Mango I knew she just had to be mine. She was born in August and I got...
  7. kenny

    My parrot is weird or is it..?

    Hello guys I’ve asked before about my parrot on how aggressive he is and its not changing i might judging too fast cause its been like 4 months since i bought him and i wanna mention that i bought him from an owner not as a baby parrot he was 8-9 months at that time but anyways.. any tips? cause...
  8. kenny

    My conure is still aggressive

    Hello guys this is my first time having a parrot pet, I got him like months ago he likes me but still bites sometimes and never leaves his cage only rarely.. i tried putting food outside he looks hesitant, most of my family are scared of him but i think he knows im the safe place but he never...
  9. E

    What is this?

    Since I’ve gotten my sun conure he has always done the behavior in the video. I’ve always equated it to excitement or contentment but now as my pineapple has gotten more comfortable she started doing it. What is it called and why do they do it? Everytime I look it up I just get the head bobbing...
  10. E


    I just recently posted a thing my birds stinky “breath” to which a few people showed concern so I made a vet appointment- he went this morning and she cleared his crop of old food and set him on an antibacterial med well since then it seems like he’s completely changed - he’s quieter; very...
  11. E


    Im not sure I’m correct in saying this but my sun conures breath stinks. Im usually chill with him just “grooming” my nose and mouth area but now everytime he gets close I just cant stand the smell. Now it could just be him because he refuses all bathing options besides his food bowl …. while...
  12. S

    Sun Conure age difference

    Hi, i have a 8 months sun conure male & i recently got a 2 and half month sun conure female from a friend. Both have bonded well and are currently staying in the same cage since 1 week without any issues. As my male will attain breeding maturity earlier, will it try to mate with the female...
  13. heillbera

    3 y.o. Sun Conure Behavior

    Hello! I have recently adopted a 3 y.o. Sun Conure. She has not been genetically tested, but her feet are pink (not coral) and I believe her to be a female. She has been in my home for six weeks, and has been stepping up onto my hand from her cage and coming out for the past five. She was...
  14. Happyandzaza

    Does these yellow feather on the back mean this is a sun conure

    Hi guys , hope everyone is doing well and same goes for your birds. A month ago I brought home a young sun or jenday conure I dont know for sure because some tell he is a sun conure some say he is not but in the beginning when I brought him home he had no yellow feathers at all, but tonight I...
  15. Mango the Sun Conure

    Any advice on transitioning a bird from seeds to pellets?

    Hi, Everyone I’m transitioning my conure diet from seed to pellets. When I got him he was just eating a seed mix. I know it takes time for birds to get used to pellets. I’ve tried to slowly introduce it by mixing it with his seed mixture. I’ve also tried different pellet brands but I’ve notice...
  16. S

    Is it possible to regain trust of 20 year old neglected sun conure?

    Hello all, thank you in advance for any information you can give me as I have tried to do a lot of research and I can not seem to come to a particularly good information or method in my case for my bird. My case is rather embarrassing and complicated and I am trying to do right by it now. I have...
  17. B

    Sun conure vocal problem

    Hi, I've noticed that my 3 plus month old sun conure's vocal is much different than other sun conure's. The sound is like lower pitch. but other 2month old sun conure baby's sound is like the adult conure. mine is 3 month plus and don't know is it normal or not. I've attached a video of my sun...
  18. TeekoGreenCheek


    Teeko is a Cinnamon Conure he was adopted from Pet Smart, he actually wasn't (just honesty) My wife and I walked up to Teeko, and it was love at first sight. He wasn't just ordinary..Teeko was special and, we could tell, he was alone, and he loved the attention. He was scraping...
  19. TeekoGreenCheek

    Teeko wants Froot Loops?

    Absolutely not Teeko.. lol! Hes getting to smart people
  20. Teeko


    Teeko is a froot loop
  21. E

    Beak Health

    I noticed today that my conures bottom beak is ridged and layered. Is that normal? He does have a scissored beak and hes getting that trimmed Friday but didn’t know if I should be concerned about the new texture
  22. Mango the Sun Conure

    A new member here!

    Hi, Everyone! I’m a new mom to a 7 month old conure named Mango. He loves music and cuddles. He enjoys sitting on my head every time he gets. He is full of personality! I am new to having a sun conure so any advice is welcome and appreciated.
  23. E


    My male conure has gotten comfortable with me … toooo comfortable. He’s beginning to try and be naughty with my hand. Whats the best way to stop this as I know if can lead to health concerns. I get him off and seconds later hes back. Would getting another conure of the same sex help get the...
  24. E

    New addition

    The place I got my sun conure has a pineapple green cheek that I think will make a wonderful addition to our family. Whats the best way to introduce the two after a quarantine. Sun is a male and pineapple a female. How can I house them? Two cages obviously to start but can they merge into one?
  25. E

    Cleaning product?

    Whats the best method yall have found to cleaning conure potty messes? Ive been using grapefruit seed extract cut with water but it feels like I need something harsh for the harder messes
  26. Kiwithesunconure

    Lost my bird kiwi

    Hello, I recently lost my pet kiwi in Antioch CA. I need help in finding him and I don’t know what to do.
  27. B

    Sun Conure Finger Problem!

    Hi I have noticed that my 2.5-month old Sun Conure bird has curved fingers. and it cannot properly grip the perches or my finger. Is there a likelihood of those fingers being repaired? I would like to seek advice from experts regarding this matter. Thanks in advance
  28. T

    Sun Conure behaviour help

    So im 31 years old male from India, and we have this beautiful female sun conure 3.5 years of age. She lives with me and my mom. So my bird has an amazing natural body clock, by which it knows and understands time upto precision of minutes and i can swear by it, like exactly going to the balcony...
  29. pawpaw

    Pawpaw's Diary

    Hello everyone! I am Pawpaw, a teenager sun conure. Right now, I am staying in my house and feeling bored. I hate that vet, why did she say my human friend needed to leave me alone to rest for a week? A WEEK? I want to play with my friend! There are toys in my house, the swing is quite fun, but...
  30. pawpaw

    Can't wait to get my little sun conure! [Update: arrived!]

    I am living in China and we have strict rules to parrots: basicly only budgie, cockatial and some species of love birds are allowed. Fortunately, these years more kinds of parrot are permitted for breeders such as green cheek conures. However, I was really impressed by sun conures since I first...
  31. E

    Is this ok?

    my male conure enjoys sitting on me and recently has gotten very comfortable…. too comfortable. Hes falling asleep! Though its cute I want to make sure im not re-enforcing bad/frowned upon behavior by letting him continue.
  32. Solanyx

    New cage choice for 2 parrots - flight with divider?

    Hello all! I'd like some advice on dimensions for a split flight cage for my Sun Conure and CBC. Below is the one I'm considering (21" depth 32" length on either side of divider)...
  33. E

    Sun Conure or Jenday?

    I recently got a conure and he was labeled as Jenday but I’m positive he is a Sun. Just wanted other parrot peoples thoughts. He turns one at the end of april.
  34. C

    Sun conure screaming/biting when playing instruments. Seeking advice

    Hey everybody! Brand new to this website. My girlfriend and I just adopted a rescue sun conure from the SPCA and we adore her. She is extremely cuddly (especially with me) and loud (to be expected from a sunny). We've had her for about 3 weeks, and one issue I have noticed with her is that she...
  35. E

    Sun Conure Panic

    Hey, I'm looking for some advice on my sun conure Gilly. I think he has separation anxiety or some sort of extreme bond to me, as when I am not home he will call for me non-stop as if he is in a panic. I do spend a lot of time with him, he is essentially out with me all the time when I am at...
  36. S

    Sun conure wing feathers appear lighter, aging or illness?

    My boy Sunny has had some discolouration in some of his Wong feathers, it's been a very slow gradual progression and I'm not sure it's actually getting worse or not. He's 12, so not quite a spring chicken, but I wouldn't say he's old either. He had a yeast infection early this year which cleared...
  37. E

    I may need to rehome my Sun Conure, I feel hopeless and desperate.

    I have a Sun Conure named Gilly who was rehomed to me at the beginning of the year. He is 4 years old and he is the love of my love, he has the biggest personality and is extremely affectionate and loving. But like all Suns, he can be quite loud at times and needs lots of attention. I'm living...
  38. M

    Just slightly concerned with Sun Conure behavior

    Hello, I have green cheek conures. I am used to their behavior. To me it tends to be slightly different than Sun Conure. I just recently purchased a 6 month old Sun Conure. It's behavior has me confused as being used to the small hyper green cheeks. Sun conure, does not have constant wing...
  39. R


    Hey guys, I have a question about weaning. Now I have a 54 day old sun conure and he has 2 formula feedings a day and I put some chop and pellets in his cage which he sometimes eats but not a lot (And of course a water dish). When I feed him in the morning he isn't really asking for the formula...
  40. nikki9093


    I’m looking for a Sun Conure who is in need of a new perch. I’m in Washington State. I have several tiels, a bunch of budgies(they got their own flight cage), and a GCC. Most of my big guys are free flighted and rule the living room. I have two tiels that were rescues, and who ever had them...