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Alternative name: Kenya Grosbeak-Canary

Photo by Valéry Schollaert
d'Arusha, Tanzania, September 2010
Crithagra buchanani

Serinus buchanani

Identification

Length 14-15 cm. Larger than Brimstone Canary with bigger pink (rather than horn) bill.

Distribution

Southern Kenya and northern Tanzania

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].
Placed in genus Serinus by Clements.

Habitat

Acacia scrub, woodlands and gardens.

Behaviour

References

  1. 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/
  2. Sinclair, I and P Ryan. 2003. Birds of Africa South of the Sahara. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691118154

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