Forest Canary

Serinus scotops (Sundevall, 1850)

Summary

Finch with a small distribution area (South Africa).
Sedentary species, occurring in the temperate regions of South Africa, mostly in montane moist forests, lowland moist forests, montane shrublands and coastal shrublands.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently stable.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Forest Canary

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It occurs in the temperate regions of South Africa, mostly in montane moist forests, lowland moist forests, montane shrublands and coastal shrublands but also in gardens and tree plantations.

Feed

It feeds mainly on seeds and fruits.

Breeding

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Predators

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