The Black Capped Conure is one of the smallest conures weighing between 55-70 grams and their length is 9 1/4 inches (23 cm). That is about 15-20 grams (2 1/2 ounces) smaller than a Cockatiel. Don’t let their small size fool you. Black Capped Conures have a smattering of black feathers on their heads, faces, and chests. They also display various shades of green on their backs and tails, and a crimson blaze on their bellies.They have every bit of the great personality as the bigger conures. Black Capped Conures have a “clown like” personality, and are a very enjoyable companion parrot. They have been described as being very timid and shy. They love to bathe and bathe.Black Capped Conures are small conures, reaching a length of approximately 10 inches from the beak to the tips of the tailfeathers, If Properly cared for, they can live for up to 30 years.Known as friendly, easy-going birds, Black Capped Conures are highly social and highly trainable pets.Like all parrots, Black Capped Conures thrive on a varied diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables, a high quality seed mix, and a quality commercial pelleted diet. Feeding your Black Capped Conure a varied diet ensures proper nutrition and better health.