Golden-capped Conure

The Golden-capped Parakeet is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Brazil and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Golden-capped Conure is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Golden-capped Conure, one of the most enjoyable the pet parrots &exotic birds. Cheerful, cuddly and beautiful birds. More

True to the characteristics of the Golden-capped Conure, this little bird shown here has an incredible personality! He likes everybody who talks to him or holds him. He just went to his new home, and his new family has children, young adults, adults and grandparents. More

Golden-capped Conures breed very well in captivity and reach sexual maturity at about two years of age. Golden-cappeds are not sexually dimorphic - only a DNA test, or the laying of an egg, will establish an individual's sex. These conures are fairly easy to breed. Below are the dimensions of nesting boxes usually used for these conures. However, the dimensions can vary widely, as they are influenced by the owner's and the birds' preferences. More

Golden-Capped Conures have become popular as pets, thanks to their attractive yellow, red and green plumage, sunny personality and lively antics. This attractive bird is less noisy than most other conures. Its name comes from the yellow crown tinge on its head. More

the Golden-capped Conure to have a great playful personality. Length 30 cm (12 ins) Average Lifespan 30 Years Loudness The Golden-capped Conures are known as loud birds. The bird has a very loud call, and if not trained properly the bird can be quite loud. Golden-capped Conure owners say it is possible to train the birds to be quieter. More

Golden-Capped Conure t-shirts and other gifts for parrot lovers. Also know as the Gold Cap Conure, these Aratinga conures are not as common as some of the other, flashier members of this species. However, they still pack a wallop as a big bird in a little bird's body! These guys don't get to more than a foot in total length, and love to wrestle and play games just like the big guys. More

The golden-capped conure has a green body with a red and gold cap and a red breast. SIZE: Approximately 30 cm (12 in) in length WEIGHT: Approximately 150 g (5.3 oz. More

Golden-capped Conures in the wild Credit: © Nick Athanas | photos Photos videoVideo 1 Video 2 eNewsletter SIGNUP FOR EMAIL UPDATES Did You Know?The Golden-capped Conure is quite tame and gregarious in the wild. Status in the Wild World Population: Not recorded Range: A.a. More

The Golden-capped conure was once very common in aviculture in the United States but has seen a decline in recent years. This is perhaps due to their apparent lack of color when compared with some of the more colorful conure species such as the sun conure. This is a disservice to a wonderful bird with many endearing qualities. Hopeful more will take interest in this beautiful cousin of the sun conure. More

In the wild, Golden-capped Conures live in forests, which are rapidly disappearing. They live in large flocks, and greet ... More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Aratinga
Species : auricapillus
Authority : (Kuhl, 1820)