The parrots, parakeets, macaws, conures and cockatiels in this image flock together to make up a heart to wish you Happy Valentine's Day! The birds featured in this design are: African Grey Parrot; Alexandrine Parakeet; Barred Parakeet; Read more »
The Green-cheeked Conure is a species of parrot that lives in south-central South America. It is also known as the Green-cheeked Parakeet.
There are six subspecies of the Green-cheeked Conure; the "Yellow-sided Conure" is a natural color morph of one of these subspecies. Popular in aviculture, the species also has several different color mutations that have been bred in the pet trade. The mutation "Pineapple Green-cheeked Conure" is derived from the "Yellow-sided" and "Cinnamon" mutations. They are similar to the Maroon-bellied Conure; in the past they were considered to be the same species.
In the wild, Green-cheeked Parakeets flock together in groups of 10 to 20 or more birds. They are forest or woodland birds. They feed on seeds and fruits.
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The world of birds is endlessly fascinating, offering a kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, and behaviors that captivate the human imagination. Among these avian wonders, the Green-cheeked Parakeet stands out for its vibrant personality and stunning appearance. This small parrot, recently added to Birdorable, calls the lush landscapes... Read more »
All cute bird fans grab your crayons, because we've just added three new Birdorable coloring pages! Go to Coloring Pages to download the PDFs. You can visit the meet pages for each bird to check the colors: Green-cheeked Parakeet, Black Swan and Cooper's Hawk. Read more »