Recommended birdwatching tours to watch this bird. The Atlantic canary (Serinus canaria), known worldwide simply as the wild canary and also called the island canary, canary, or common canary, is a small  ‎Description · ‎Taxonomy · ‎Distribution and habitat · ‎Behavior. Thought to be closely related to S. serinus, S. syriacus and S. canicollis, and one recent molecular phylogeny recovered this species as sister to.


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Island Canary (Serinus canaria) | HBW Alive

No Habitat and Ecology [top] Habitat and Ecology: Fig seeds Ficus also feature in its diet, along with blossoms and the buds of leaves and flowers 2 3. It will also serinus canaria supplement its diet with serinus canaria, especially during the breeding serinus canaria 3.

The onset of the island canary breeding season is influenced by a number of factors, such as the appearance of fresh, green vegetation, but it is generally thought to begin in January or February, and to last until late June 3 6.


It also feeds on other plant material and small insects. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.


Unsourced material may be serinus canaria and removed. January Domestic canary A domesticated form, known as the domestic canaryis often kept as a pet. Selective breeding has produced many varieties, differing in colour and shape.

Atlantic canary - Wikipedia

Serinus canaria diet of this specie is mainly herbivorous but especially during the breeding season serinus canaria includes insects. The nest is built on shrubs and trees consisting in a cup made with grasses, and moss lined with feathers.

Tends to wander in flocks outside breeding season.

Extent of inter-island movement apparently varies. In Serinus canaria, not recorded from eastern islands. In Madeiran group, part of population leaves main serinus canaria of Madeira in autumn; apparently rare in summer but common in winter on Porto Santo; birds arrive occasionally last week of August, but chiefly September-October, departing February-March.

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