Golden Conure

Guaruba guarouba

The golden conure, or golden parakeet, is a highly gregarious species, occurring in flocks of up to 30 birds. Females sometimes even nest together in the same tree cavity, each contributing two to three eggs to the nest and contributing to the care of the chicks when they hatch.

Fact File

Species @ Risk Image
where to see themWhere to see them: Wings of the World
lengthLength: Up to 1.2 ft
weightWeight: Up to 11 oz
habitatHabitat: Rainforest
dietDiet: Fruit, flowers, seeds, and buds
exclamationRisk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN—Vulnerable)