These parrots are classed as medium noisy to noisy, especially in
the morning, late afternoon and when startled. Not a shy bird, lively
and inquisitive. Hard chewers, provide plenty of fresh safe wood/branches.
They also enjoy bathing.
Accommodation: Outside flight: 9 x 3 x 6 ft (3 x 1 x 2 m). Shelter
size: 3 x 4.5 x 6 ft (1 x 1.5 x 2 m). Protect from frost and provide
roosting boxes. In communal aviaries allow 20 sq. ft (2 sq. metres)
for each pair. Can be mixed with other small conures, but always
be weary not to mix breeding pairs as they may become aggressive.
Diet: Good parrot mix including: sunflower, safflower, canary
grass seed, oats, various millet, wheat, some pine nuts, include
a variety of fruit and vegetables including apples, mangoes, half-ripened
maize, cucumber, carrot, rose hips, peaches, berries, green food
and vitamin and mineral supplements.