(Aratinga solstitialis)

FUN FACT

Although commonly available in the pet trade, Sun Conures are critically endangered in the wild. This is due to a combination of habitat loss and historic over-trapping for the pet market.

Distribution

A single tiny region in northeastern South America.

Habitat

Uncertain. The Sun Conure is often reported as occurring in savanna and coastal forests, but recent sightings suggest it mainly occurs at the edge of humid forests and only crosses more open habitats on its way between patches of forest.

Diet

Fruits, nuts, berries.

Breeding

Status

Endangered

At the Aviary

See the Sun Conure during special presentations and encounters.