Black-headed Canary

Its habitat is dry open scrub and grassland, edges of cultivation and suburban gardens.

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The Black-headed Canary is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

of the Black-headed Canary is found in a wide variety of habitats from scrub and upland grassland, gardens, and the arid open grasslands of the Karoo where this male was photographed. Outside the breeding season the species wanders widey and can be recorded almost anywhere in the region. More

(with Black-headed Canary in background) Cape Canary Tanqua Karoo, September Photographs copyright Charlie Moores Tags: canary, cape town, finches, kirstenbosch Explore These Related Posts * Cape Bulbul * Orange-breasted Sunbird * Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens * Black-headed Canary * Desert Finch in Arkansas (!?!?!) ... More

The Black-Headed Canary (Serinus alario) is a species of finch found in Lesotho and South Africa. It is sometimes placed in genus Alario as Alario alario Its habitat is dry open scrub and grassland, edges of cultivation and suburban gardens. Description - The Black-headed Canary is 12–15 cm in length. The adult male has rich brown upperparts and tail, a white hind collar, and mainly white underparts. More

whereas male Black-headed Canary has a solidly black head and central breast, Damara has a white supercilium, and white throat and fore neck with a black moustachial stripe. The black of the central breast is therefore separate from the black of the head. The adult female is similar, but has a dull grey head, and is dark-streaked on the head and upperparts. It has a rich brown wing bar. More

Black-headed canary male, in transitional plumage. Black-headed canary female. Distribution and habitat Endemic to southern Africa, occurring from central Namibia to the Northern, Western and Eastern Cape, the Free State and Lesotho. It generally prefers arid to semi-arid shrublands on rocky slopes, coastal karroid shrubland, alpine and sub-alpine grassland, perennial desert grassland with scattered trees and bushes, road verges, old croplands and Karoo village gardens. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Fringillidae
Genus : Serinus
Species : alario
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)