Conure Species List

The following 44 species of Conures are included in Thomas Arndt’s Lexicon; however, some of these species have more than one subspecies. Some are extremely uncommon, others are extinct, some can only be kept with special authorization, and some have more vibrant colors than others.

Species (English Name)Species (Latin Name)
Aztec ConureAratinga nana astec
Berlepsch’s ConurePyrrhura melanura berlepschi
Black capped ConurePyrrhura rupicola sandiae
Black-tailed ConurePyrrhura melanura
Blaze-winged ConurePyrrhura devillei
Blood-eared ConurePyrrhura hoematotis
Blue-crowned ConureAratinga acuticaudata
Blue-throated ConurePyrrhura cruentata
Blue-winged ConurePyrrhura picta
Brown-backed ConurePyrrhura calliptera
Brown-breasted ConurePyrrhura calliptera
Brown-eared ConureAratinga pertinax ocularis
Brown-throated ConureAratinga pertinax pertinax
Burrowing ConureCyanoliseus patagonus
Caatinga ConureAratinga pertinax cactorum
Cactus ConureAratinga pertinax cactorum
Caribbean ConureAratinga pertinax pertinax
Chapman’s ConureAratinga mitrata alticola
Cherry-headed ConureAratinga erythrogenys
Cordilleran ConureAratinga wagleri frontata
Crimson bellied ConurePyrrhura perlata coerulescens
Crimson-bellied ConurePyrrhura perlata perlata
Crimson-bellied Conure.Pyrrhura rhodogaster
Crimson-fronted ConureAratinga leucophthalmus finschi
Cuban ConureAratinga euops euops
Demerara ConurePyrrhura egregria egregria
Dusky-headed ConureAratinga weddellii
El Oro ConurePyrrhura melanura orcesi
Fiery-shouldered ConurePyrrhura egregia egregia
Finsch’s ConureAratinga leucophthalmus finschi
Flame-capped ConureAratinga solstitialis auricapilla
Flame-winged ConurePyrrhura calliptera
Flaming ConureAratinga solstitialis jandaya
Golden ConureAratinga guarouba
Golden Crowned ConureAratinga aurea
Golden-capped ConureAratinga solstitialis auricapilla
Green ConureAratinga holochlora holochlora
Green-cheeked ConurePyrrhura molinae
Halfmoon ConureAratinga aurea canicularis
Hispaniolan ConureAratinga euops chloroptera
Hoffmann’s ConurePyrrhura hoffmanni
Jamaican ConureAratinga nana nana
Jandaya ConureAratinga solstitialis jandaya
Jenday ConureAratinga jandaya
Lesser Patagonian ConureCyanoliseus patagonus patagonus
Magdalena ConurePyrrhura melanura chapmani
Maroon-bellied ConurePyrrhura frontalis frontalis
Maroon-faced ConurePyrrhura picta leucotis
Maroon-tailed ConurePyrrhura melanura melanura
Mitred ConureAratinga mitrata mitrata
Nanday ConureNandayus nenday
Ochre-marked ConurePyrrhura cruentata
Olive-throated ConureAratinga nana nana
Pacific ConureAratinga strenua
Painted ConurePyrrhura picta picta
Patagonian ConureCyanoliseus patagonus
Peach-fronted ConureAratinga aurea aurea
Pearly ConurePyrrhura perlata
Pearly Conure.Pyrrhura perlata lepida
Petz’s ConureAratinga canicularis
Queen of Bavaria ConureAratinga guarouba
Red-bellied ConurePyrrhura frontalis
Red-eared ConurePyrrhura hoematotis
Red-fronted ConureAratinga wagleri frontata
Red-masked ConureAratinga erythrogenys
Red-throated ConureAratinga holochlora rubritorquis
Rock ConurePyrrhura rupicola
Rose-crowned ConurePyrrhura rhodocephala
Rose-headed ConurePyrrhura rhodocephala
Santa Cruz ConurePyrrhura molinae restricta
Santa Marta ConurePyrrhura viridicata
Scarlet-fronted ConureAratinga wagleri wagleri
Slender-billed ConureEnicognathus leptorhynchus
Sulphur-winged ConurePyrrhura hoffmanni
Sun ConureAratinga solstitialis solstitialis
Veraguas ConureAratinga pertinax ocularis
Wagler’s ConureAratinga wagleri frontata
Weddell’s ConureAratinga weddellii
White eared ConurePyrrhura leucotis griseipectus
White-breasted ConurePyrrhura albipectus
White-eared ConurePyrrhura leucotis
White-eyed ConureAratinga leucophthalmus leucophthalmus
Yellow-cheeked ConureAratinga pertinax

They are available in three different sizes: small, medium, and giant. The majority of them are vocal, and the sound might be off-putting to some. They live in groups and have the ability to form feral flocks in locations where they are not native.

Nanday Conure is the species that are most frequently encountered. The Sun Conure is the most popular species in the Aratinga group, and the Green-cheeked Conure is the most popular species in the Pyrrhura group.

Everyone has a Conure that they consider to be their very favorite. They will either win your love or earn your hatred. The majority of them are very sociable, and many of them will talk to you. Some of them are highly colorful, while others are more subdued. Although their language is not as wide as that of other species, they are nonetheless able to communicate rather well.

They are originally from Brazil. Boca Del Rio, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and northern Nicaragua. Costa Rica, as well as the western part of Panama, Venezuela, Peru, eastern Bolivia, and northwest Argentina. Compliments of Hideaway Farms Aviary. The examples are endless. If you travel south of the equator, you might spot a conure.

They are tough birds that can survive anywhere between 20 and 40 years. They are wonderful companions for both young children and older people. They enjoy playing with toys, and if they are going to be kept as lonely house birds, they need to have something to keep their attention.

It is my recommendation that you acquire your Conure from a breeder who is familiar with the species and who is able to provide you with guidance regarding what would work best for your household. It is not accurate to compare conures to other popular species of birds that are kept as pets. It takes a very unique individual to take care of a conure successfully. Please keep in mind that their need for attention ranges from moderate to high. Gregarious, extroverted, and lively, they require a big number of toys and a cage that is only slightly smaller than average in size.

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