- Crithagra albogularis
Length 13·5–15 cm (5¼-6 in), mass 14-38 g.
A large, pale canary without streaked plumage. It has a white throat and greenish-yellow rump.
Crithagra albogularis has four subspecies:1
- C. a. crocopygia:
- C. a. sordahlae:
- North-eastern and northern Cape Province and southern Namibia
- C. a. albogularis:
- Western and south-western Cape Province to eastern Cape and Griqualand
- C. a. orangensis:
- Northern South Africa (southern North West and western Free State)
An additional subspecies hewitti is not generally recognised as being too similar to C. a. sordahlae.2
Shrubland, semi-desert, sparse woodland, coastal thicket and gardens.
Their diet consists mostly of seeds, berries and buds, especially euphorbia and sunflowers.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Hockey, PAR, WRJ Dean, and PG Ryan, eds. 2005. Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa. 7th ed. Cape Town: John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. ISBN 978-0620340533
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2016)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) White-throated Canary. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 19 January 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/White-throated_Canary