Conure parrots are intelligent, playful and comical birds that make wonderful pets. There are many different types of conures available, and deciding which type of conure is best for you can be confusing. This overview provides information on one of the most popular conure species. With proper care, conures can be expected to live for about 25 to 30 years or more. Sun conure is a highly sociable, and affectionate bird. It is lively, loving, and acrobatic, making it one of the best birds. It is extremely vocal, and is also very alert and an excellent watchdog, screeching loudly to herald the arrival of someone at the door or to welcome its owners home. Sun conures are very demanding, requiring lots of attention and human interaction. These birds are the best feathered friend a family can have at home.