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Sun Conure

Sun Conure

Scientific name: Aratinga solstitialis
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Psittacidae

Also called Sun Parakeet or Sun Conure Parrot.

The Sun Conure is a medium-sized brightly coloured parrot native to northeastern South America. Like other members of the genus Aratinga, the Sun Conure is social and typically occurs in groups of up to 30 individuals. It has been reported as nesting in palm cavities. It mainly feeds on fruits, flowers, berries, nuts, and the like.

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Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/160s f/5.0 at 200mm ISO 400 with Flash full exif

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