Alternative names: Yellow-rumped Serin, White-throated Seedeater; Abyssinian Yellow-rumped Seedeater
- Crithagra xanthopygia
11–12 cm (4¼-4¾ in)
- white throat
- Yellow rump
- Brown forehead and crown
Semi-arid scrub, woodlands and fields.
Not too well known. They are ground feeders, and eat seeds from flowering plants and insects.
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