The Dusky Conure goes by several different names including Weddell’s Conure, Dusky Headed Conure, and Dusky Headed Parakeet. This bird is a species of parrot that often gets classified as a conure or parakeet, and they come from the Aratinga genus, belonging to the Psittacidae family of birds. They are native throughout many countries in the north-western parts of South America. including Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru. These birds like environments such as floodplain forest and the edge of forests, making them more adaptable than birds which just need fully forested areas. They are quite common in the wild and are not a threatened species of bird, plus they will often be found in aviculture in South America. The average size for these birds is 28 cm and their weight is 100 grams.