Gold Cap Conure

Latin Name

Aratinga auricapilla

Description

The Gold Capped Conures bodies are mostly green with a beautiful red under the wings and their tail feathers have some navy on them. The face has red directly above the cere and a bright orange behind that. The breast feathers are a red and green mix. They're a little bigger than the Sun Conures, but a little less noisy.

Length

13 Inches

Sexing

Indeterminable by appearance.

Origin

South America.

Trainability

The Gold Caps are a little more mellow than some of the other smaller Conure birds. They are very trainable, and can speak a few words.

Loudness

As with all Aratinga Conures, these birds are loud. But again, with proper training, they can be trained to screech a little less frequently.

Pricing

Prices usually $300-400.