Alternative name: Abyssinian Grosbeak-Canary
- Crithagra donaldsoni
Length 15–15·5 cm; a large canary with a big pink bill.
Darker and upper parts more streaked than Brimstone Canary.
Placed in genus Serinus by Clements.
Lowland savanna. Dry acacia scrub and woodland.
Ground feeders, their main diet consist of grass and weeds seeds and small acacia fruit.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Sinclair, I and P Ryan. 2003. Birds of Africa South of the Sahara. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691118154
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2014)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Northern Grosbeak-Canary. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 13 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Northern_Grosbeak-Canary