The 8 Genera of Conure Parrots
There are 8 genera of Conures:
|Genera of Conures||Common Varieties|| Comparative size
|Aratinga||Sun, Jenday and Mitred Conures||Medium|
|Pyrrhura||Maroon-bellied, Green-cheeked, & Black-capped Conures||Small|
|Enicognathus||the Austral and the Slender-billed Conure||Medium - Large|
|Guaruba||the Golden or Queen of Bavaria Conure||Medium - Large|
When choosing conure parrot supplies, consider there is a wide variety in conure weights and sizes. Conures range in length from about 9" to 18" and weight from 70 gm up to 270 gm.
- Small Conures such as the Green Cheeked Conure weights approximately 70 gm
- Medium Conures such as the Sun Conure weight 100-125 gm
- Large Conures weight up to 275 gm.