The Green-cheeked Conure is primarily green, with a grey breast, dark head, maroon tail and blue flight feathers.
Its average weight is about 70 g - but the general weight range of this species is between 60 to 80 grams. The average length (including tail) is 10 - 11 inches (25 -27 cm).
Males and females look alike.
They reach maturity at 1 to 3 years. In a safe, healthy environment, they can expect to live up to 35 to 40 years.