At times these birds can be surprisingly inconspicuous as they feed quietly amidst shrubby vegetation. But in flight they are extremely noisy, and their screeching call-notes can be heard long before the birds come into view. The flight is swift and direct.
- One of the most beautifully colored of the conures, this species is a great favorite with the natives, who raise many young birds by hand.
- These birds use cavities in palm trees as nesting sites, but the details of its breeding behavior in the wild are still unknown.