Red Factor Sun Conure
Scientific Name: The standard variety of the Sun Conure is scientifically known as Aratinga solstitialis.
Physical Characteristics: Red Factor Sun Conures are a rare and dominant mutation of the Sun Conure. After their first moly, they will have vibrant ruby red coloring covering their entire head, chest, legs, belly, and upper wings. They have a stocky build and short tails. As adults, they can reach a length of up to 12 inches.
Habitat: The standard variety of the Sun Conure is native to South America, specifically Venezuela, northern Brazil, and Guyana. They typically inhabit tropical habitats, including fruiting trees, palm groves, coastal forests, and dry savanna woodlands.
Behavior: Red Factor Sun Conures are intelligent and have a friendly nature, especially when hand-fed as babies. This early bonding helps them develop strong connections with their human caretakers. They are known to be playful and affectionate, but they can display aggression towards other birds if not raised together.
Lifespan: The average lifespan of a Red Factor Sun Conure is between 20 to 30 years, depending on factors such as care, breed, and environment.