First Flight Exotic Birds

The Jandaya Conure, also known, as the Jendaya Conure is a very beautiful parrot indeed! They can make a wonderful addition to the family with the proper training.

Not as much is known about the Jandaya Conure in the wild, because they are usually seen singly, making it more difficult to study them. They are not necessarily shy, and they can certainly be heard by their loud calls. If you choose to make a Jandaya Conure a family member, you can reduce their noise level with proper training, which is relatively easy with this particular Conure. image coming soonBut they may not be well suited for apartments. In the wild, The Jandaya Conure will eat seeds and nuts, as well as rice, corn, smashed cashews and fruits, including mango. For this reason it is important to offer them a variety of food in captivity in addition to their regular diet. The Jandaya Conure loves to play making them fun to watch. At one time the Jandaya Conure used to be much more common in captivity than the Sun Conure, but now the Jandaya Conure is a lot less common than the Sun Conure.

The Jandaya Conure is larger than most, averaging 12 inches in length. The primary color of the Jandaya Conure is green, with the head, throat and upper breast being a gorgeous yellow-orange. The area around the eye is white and the iris is a gray-brown color in the adults. Young Jandayas have dark eyes. The wings are primarily green, with blue flight feathers. The lower back of the Jandaya Conure is orange-red, and its tail is olive green with blue edges. The legs of the Jandaya Conure are gray, while the bill is black. In addition to eye color immature Jandayas can be distinguished by the pale yellow coloring on their heads.

The Jandaya Conure is native to northeastern Brazil, and is usually seen around forest clearings, sometimes near coconut palms and edges of the rain forest. They are relatively common in the wild, and are one of the few species that has benefited from forest clearing.