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Physical Description: Dusky or Weddell’s Conures are smaller than the Sun Conures. They are approximately 10-12 inches from beak to the tip of the tail. This long-tailed species is generally green in color. The head is grey-brown. They have a blue-tipped tail and the flight feathers – (typically only visible in flight) which are dark gray when seen from below, and mainly blue from above. They have a black bill and a white or light yellow eye ring or “sock”. They tend to have very affectionate personalities and are a good bird for children.
Average Lifespan: up to 30 years with the average being 15-20
Sexing: Sexing these birds requires a DNA test, as they are not sexually dimorphic and you cannot tell the sex just by looking at them.
Origin: South America— Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru
More Information: Dusky Conures are around 10 to 11 inches or 25-28 cm long (from beak to tip of tail) and weigh around 90-100 grams. They are sligtly smaller than the sun conures.
Duskys are an affectionate and clever parrot. They have a lot of energy and love to be out with the family. They are fun loving and friendly parrot and love to be cuddled and handled. They are not noted for their talking ability but can communicate with their humans in their own special way.
Pricing: Feel free to call our store at (954) 725-0088 for pricing and availability.
Health Guarantee of Our Birds
We have the strongest bird guarantee in the country, and more importantly, we stand behind our guarantee. The guarantee is simple: We guarantee that we are selling you a perfectly healthy bird. To verify that guarantee, within five days you need to go to an Avian Vet and get any and all testing you prefer to do on your bird, at your expense. We can guide you as to the tests we suggest. If the results are not perfect but the bird can be easily treated, then we pay for all medications and all treatment. If the results are unacceptable then we either replace your bird or refund 100% of the purchase price of your bird, at our option.
Bird Guarantee only lasts for the first five days
Since we have 100% control over the bird's environment at our store, but have no control over the bird once it leaves, we can only guarantee the bird for the first five days. We guarantee that when the bird leaves the store that it has been properly socialized, and that it is 100% healthy. Your new bird has been given an excellent start here at Golden Cockatoo, and it is now your responsibility to properly care for your bird. We are always here to help you take the best care of your bird with the biggest variety and best quality bird products available in the world.
Lifetime Guarantee on our Birds
We guarantee that if during your lifetime, you are no longer able to properly care for your bird, or give your bird the attention it need's, we will accept the bird back on consignment and will find another great home for your bird. We do take a 40% commission and charge a nominal daily fee to feed and clean, but you can rest assured that you always have a place for your bird should the need arise. We are the only store in Florida to offer this guarantee as of the year 2000.