Golden Capped Conure

Length: 25-28 cm
Weight: 90-100 grams
Banded: Yes
DNA Sex: Male/Female (Breeder Pair)

$1,500.00 $1,400.00


Golden Capped Conure For Sale Europe

Golden Capped Conure, The Gold-capped Conures (Aratinga auricapillus) – also known as Golden-capped Parakeets – are endemic to Brazil and Paraguay. Their natural habitats include subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, and plantations. The existence of this conure is threatened by habitat loss. However, Gold-capped Conures are prolific breeders, making them popular birds in aviculture, and hand-fed golden cap babies are generally available.

Description- Golden Capped Conure

The Gold-capped Conure grows to about 13 to 14 inches in length and weighs about 150 grams. Their bodies are mainly green, with blackish bills, gray feet and brown irises. The forehead, the areas around the eyes and underwing coverts are usually red. The breast feathers are a red and green mix. Their tail feathers are olive green with a bluish tip. Golden Capped Conure. The primary feathers, wing coverts, and under-wing coverts are blue.

Immature Golden-capped Conures are essentially green, with some orange around the eyes, above the beak, and on the breast near the wings. Some navy is mixed in with the green of the tail. The bird’s full coloration is not seen until they are sexually mature at about two years of age. Their lifespan is about 30 years.

Fun Facts

Due to the small population in the wild, little is known about this bird.

Though they are not known as a truly social bird, pairs and small groups may be seen feeding in the treetops together.

These birds have a tendency to spend long periods of time in their nest, even when not breeding.

They are playful birds and are said to be clown-like.

Due to their sharp screeching calls, they are often known as “little macaws



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