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About the Jandaya Conure

Also known as: Jandaya Parakeet, Flaming Conure, Flaming Parakeet, Jandaya Conure

Jenday Conures, also known as Jandaya Parakeets, are small colorful parrots native to northeastern Brazil. They have orange heads and necks, reddish breasts, green bodies, and feathers of blue, green and yellow on the tail.

Jenday Conures are cavity nesters, preferring to use tree hollows at least 50 feet from the ground. The conservation status of the Jenday Conure is considered Least Concern. These birds are very popular in aviculture, and can leave up to 30 years in captivity.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 07 December 2010
Scientific Name Aratinga jandaya
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Aratinga
  • A. jandaya
Birdorable Family Parrots & Parakeets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 27 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
11 to 12 inches
Range South America

International Names

  • Jandaia-verdadeira (Brazilian)
  • aratinga jandaj (Czech)
  • Jendayaparakit (Danish)
  • Jendaya-aratinga (Dutch)
  • palmuaratti (Finnish)
  • Conure jandaya (French)
  • Jendayasittich (German)
  • Conuro Jandaya (Italian)
  • ナナイロメキシコインコ (nanairomekishikoinko) (Japanese)
  • Jandayaparakitt (Norwegian)
  • konura ognistobrzucha (Polish)
  • Аратинга-яндайя (Russian)
  • Aratinga Jandaya (Spanish)
  • Jandyaparakit (Swedish)