Popular as a Great Apartment Friendly pet birds due to their small size and the fact that they are less noisy than most other parrots. In addition to their special different mutations.
in the wild, green cheek conure parrot lives in the forest and woodlands of Bolivia, Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay in South America.
Care of a green cheeked parakeet
there are some aspects that are needed to take care of your bird
First, the size of the cage: Small cages can be fine for these birds if they spend most of their time with their owners and out of the cage but still, lager cages are recommended!
Second, Make sure that your cage is safe for your parrot! Sometimes, the very large cages have wider bar spacing which your parrots can actually stick their head through the bars which is bad.
A normal bar spacing for green cheek conure is about 5/8 that’s usually what’s going to be safe for them so that they can be safe in their cage without the threat of breaking their neck.
A minimum size cage for a green cheek conure is 18 by 18 by 20.
Third, the location of the cage: don’t put your bird’s cage in the kitchen try to place it in a comfortable position.
Cleanliness of your conure: Clean the cage daily and try to change the water of your bird regularly also don’t forget to provide your pet bird with a shower several times week.
Here, there is a serious thing to talk about which is the eating trouble that may lead your parrot to starve until death and all this may be due to their overgrow beak.
Conure’s nails also need to trim but if you don’t know how to do it you can take your parrot to the vet who can safely get you conure’s beak trimmed out. So, keep an eye on your bird all the time.
Diet: Properly cared for in captivity, green cheek parakeet have been known to live for up to 30 years.
Most parrot’s owners if not saying all, they make the most common mistake that is related to their parrots’ diet.
Owners may think that their bird’s diet is cheap because it consists of mainly seeds and that is actually wrong. The diet should contain vitamins which the variation of vegetables and fruit and then some seeds can provide it. Moreover, you can support your parakeet’s diet with lafeber’s balanced nutrition of Avi-cakes, Pellet-Berries, and Nutri-Berries.
our companion parrots are not earning the number of calories in captivity that they would be burning in the wild by having to fly very long distances by keeping warm and all of that. So we need to make adjustments for them in order to keep them healthy in captivity and in order to do that give your bird vegetables is the best way to keep them very healthy.
Toys: a super important part of providing care for your parrot is providing them with lots of toys!
These bird species are very intelligent and they need a lot to interact with, and they love toys. So, as you spend time with your birds and when you will have them for a while you will learn what type of toys they like the best. Only remember that you need to offer them an enriched environment with plenty of opportunities for play.
Spend more time with your parrot: In the wild, green cheeked parakeet lives in flocks. It is up to 30 birds in one flock that means he is a social bird, a kind of birds that needs social interactions on a daily basis. Also, you need to devote enough time every day to your parrot outside the cage to play with him.
Don’t worry because his beauty and funny personality will make you enjoy every moment you spend with him.
Sound and ability to talking: As it is mentioned earlier, the conure parrots are quiet birds compared to other species, so their noise will be less than usual, but this does not mean that it will not exist at all. The parrots are full of vitality and this “noise” is a good sign of their physical and psychological health. These small birds also have a modest ability to imitate humans’ sounds and can learn few words with proper training.
Behavior: The green-cheeked conure is a tricky bird that enjoys human interaction.
How to know if the green-cheeked parakeet is right for you?
an important thing to understand about green-cheeked parakeet is that they are not a family bird. this is a type of species that typically bound to one person in the house and dislikes other family members and other members in the household so if you’re looking for a bird that’s going to get along with all the people in your house then it’s not a green cheek conure; but if you want a Bird that’s going to be very close and attached to you then green cheek conure is the right pet bird.
• Green cheek parakeet is relatively quietness compared to other conures.
• It is important for those who want a green cheek conure to realize that adopting one of these birds means committing to 30+ years of daily interaction.
• If you are looking for a charming parrot then you need to take a lo