Green Cheek Conure
Feeding & Care
Do not feed
birds fruit seeds, avocados, chocolate, onions, apple seeds, uncooked beans, uncooked rice, alcohol or caffeine as these can cause
serious medical problems, and kill them
A Green Cheek Conure's diet should consist of 70% pellets, and 30% fresh fruit & veggies.
They need daily social interaction both direct with members of your household, and indirect out of
cage time where they can see and be part of your "flock" . They need at least 2 hours human interaction outside of their cage.
Conures are intelligent, engaging birds that are playful, and affectionate.
Though at a few months old they can go through a nippy stage, but if the behavior is corrected, and not reinforced by the owners it will pass within a few weeks
They love to chew which is why they need a variety of toys to keep them
mentally stimulated, and from getting bored which can lead to self
mutilation. They also need quite a few foraging toys.
They need a variety of different sized perches to help exercise, and stretch their feet.
Green Cheek Conures are often referred to as the " Quite Conure" due to the fact that unlike most of it's relatives the Green Cheek does not have as high a pitch in it's
calls or " screams" , and doesn't vocalize these sounds as much as other types of Conures.
Green Cheek Conures are bright green with grey barring on their chest that fades into a white stomach. They grow to be 10 inches long.
Green Cheeks Conures are extremely intelligent, and curious birds. They are playful, and loving which makes them love human interaction.
They live 30 years, and some even older due to modern healthier diets, exercise, and mental stimulation.
Thought, and consideration should go into the purchasing of a companion bird because these are lifetime companions.