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Talking Poll

 

We're conducting an ongoing poll on conures' talking ability.  If you'd like to participate, click here to fill out the survey form.

Please note that this poll is meant to be fun and informal and that it is not recommended that you base your choice of a conure species on it.  Not every conure will talk!

Results to date

  • Total number of conures polled: 275

  • Number of different species polled: 24

  • Percentage that can talk: 80.7

  • Average number of words: 9.5

  • Average current age: 3.8 years

  • Average age to start talking: 10.8 months

  • Sexes polled: 25% female, 39% male, 36% unknown

  • Males are better talkers with an average of 11 words vs. 9 words for females

  • Most words spoken by a single conure: 70+ (Tu-ki, a female Green-cheeked conure)

Ranking Species # of Birds Polled Average # of Words
1 Cherry-headed 18 24.4
2 Aztec 1 24
3 White-eyed 4 18
4 Half-moon 13 17.8
5 Red-throated 1 17
6 Mitred 5 16.2
7 Brown-throated 9 15.5
8 Peach-fronted 12 13.5
9 Blue-crowned 19 13.3
10 Patagonian 4 11
11 Maroon-bellied 11 10.6
12 Nanday 12 9.9
13 Gold-capped 2 9.5
14 Black-capped 2 8.5
15 Green-cheeked 55 7.5
16 Red-fronted 1 5
17 Dusky-headed 9 4.8
18 Jenday 20 4.6
19 Sun 61 3.7
20 Other 4 3
21 Painted 3 2.3
22 Finsch's 1 2
23 Hybrid 5 1.2
24 Pearly 1 1

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