There are many kinds of Conures come in a wide variety of sizes, colors, and personalities. Conures are playful and intelligent but require daily training in order to maintain a human relationship. Conures range in loudness, but some species are known to be particularly loud (like the Sun Conure).
To the left is a Green Cheek conure. This parrot is actually smaller than a Cockatiel and very sweet. Below are two Blue Crown Conures, roughly twice the size of a green cheek (but just as sweet). Although it depends on the conure, you can expect one to live 30 or more years. Conures thrive in a variety of living situations and can be very cuddly loving parrots.
Marlene Says: There are many different kinds of conures, its a good idea to know what you are getting into ahead of time. If you are interested in a Conure, do a little research into the personality traits associated the various kinds. Some commonly found conures are Green Cheek, Pineapple, Sun, Jenday, Blue Crown, and Peach Fronted.