I Own a Sun Conure

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    A Pet To Nurture

    I purchased a sun conure after my divorce. They are vibrant, beautiful, exquisitely entertaining, and remarkably vocal. I felt the house was too quiet, the air too still, and as I pondered the complexity of solitude realized a bird might fill the void. A couple of years later...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 25, 2013

    Bought A Sun Conure Two Weeks Ago

      I have moved to Thailand from The United States and am presently living in Bangkok. When I left the U.S. I had to leave my two birds behind with friends. This almost broke my heart. One was an African Grey, named Sugar and the other was a Quaker named Barney. The little...
    finkland finkland
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 20, 2009

    I Own a Sun Conure 3 Months Old

    HAD HIS WINGS CUT AT THE PET SHOP, I HELD HIM BUT HE BIT ME, SINCE THEN HE DOES NOT WANT TO COME NEAR ME AND IS AGGRESIVE AND SCREAMS QUIET A LOT DURING THE DAY!!  South Africa, Cape Town
    claudelittle claudelittle
    61-65
    4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

    Bird Whisperer

    We recently adopted a sun conure. His name is Sunny. I just happened to look on a yard sale site on facebook and there he was. I went and picked him up that night. Sunny stays at my boyfriends parents house, since he still lives at home. At first the only ones who spent time with...
    Lizaree0686 Lizaree0686
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2013

    Rio, Our Friend, Passed Away This Morning

    A sad day:Rio had owned us since he was purchased as a hand fed baby, and passed away this morning at 22 1/2 years.  He was our best friend, a member of the family. He also opened our minds in a large way, with his remarkable intelligence, humor and affection.  And so it is...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2011

    Great Little Bird!

    Hi Karley. I have a sun conure too. His name is Paco. He's still pretty much a baby, about 6 months old -- hasn't got his permanent colors yet. One thing I like is that he's a healthy eater -- loves apples, carrots, snap peas, beans etc. plus the usual seeds. I try to get seed...
    YannieStata YannieStata
    18-21, M
    Oct 25, 2009

    Pineapple Or Green Cheek Conure

    Hello... we just added our newest family member Marley, but i'm confused i'm told hes a green cheek but then I see pictures of pineapples and he/she looks alot like them....
    turbodiva22 turbodiva22
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2012

    OK so I don't actually own one

    but my bf does and he's had her for three years (her names Zoey by the way). At first I didn't mind Zoey. My bf let her out of her cage to fly around and roam free. then one day, out of nowhere, she attacked me. She bit me so hard I was crying and had a bruise on my arm for a...
    brigrace27 brigrace27
    22-25, F
    Jun 27, 2015

    My Ella Bug

    I have a sun conure :) She's 9 months old now & Adorable :)   I got her when she was 4 months old and I have been amazed by her ever since :)
    SamanthaS6 SamanthaS6
    18-21
    Mar 9, 2012

    How Rare Is He? Cuban Or Red Speckled Conure

    About six months ago, I was told of a young blue crown conure that talked ALOT and was friends with everybody he saw. When he came up for sale, I jumped on it. I've had several birds over my 55 years, so imagine my shock when the little guy started talking to me from the minute I...
    Yarby2012 Yarby2012
    51-55
    Apr 19, 2012

    My Sun - Jonah Man

    Hello. I have a sun that was hand raised from a breeder. His first owner was down sizing and I was so lucky to get this boy. He is a wonderful boy. He is going to be 7 months old the second of November 2010. He loves to be held, kissed (even though I know that can be and issue...
    RNFkennel RNFkennel
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2010

    Marley N Harley

    I just recently got my two sun conures.they are 14 months old, parent raised. Very beautiful ..I work with them everyday. I can hand feed, let them come out of cage on perch. Today I stood by cage n they got on my shoulder. How long will it take before they let me touch them...
    MizzSue MizzSue
    41-45, F
    Mar 9, 2012
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