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Black-capped Conure


Black-capped Conure

0.16 LBS
Estimated Availability:
ships in 4 to 6 weeks
Minimum Purchase:
1 unit(s)
Maximum Purchase:
20 unit(s)

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Identification:  The Black-capped conure (Pyrrhura rupicola), also known as the Black-capped parakeet or Rock conure, is a parrot native to the south-western Amazon Basin and adjacent east Andean slopes in Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. The Black-capped conure is mostly green with a dark brown-black cap, a whitish scaly neck and breast, red wing coverts (upper, not lower - along leading edge) and a black beak. The breast feathers are dark with light tips. 

Geography:  South America; Amazon, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil

Size / Weight:  9.85"  / 75 g

Lifespan: Up to 30 years

Song / Call:  Click to hear the Black-capped Conure

Sexing:  Unable to determine gender visually.

Temperament:  Black-capped conures are friendly, easy-going birds. They are highly social and very easy to train. They enjoy interacting with their owners, and they crave daily playtime and attention. A lonely Black-capped conure can become depressed and develop both medical and behavioral problems.

Breeding:  Black-capped conures flock with 20 to 30 birds, less in the breeding season in September.

Diet:  Lovebird / Conure Seed, Fruits, Veggies


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