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Island Canary

Serinus canaria (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The Atlantic canary, known worldwide simply as the wild canary and also called the island canary, common canary, or canary, is a small passerine bird belonging to the genus Serinus in the finch family, Fringillidae. It is native to the Canary Islands, the Azores, and Madeira. Wild birds are mostly yellow-green, with brownish streaking on the back. The species is common in captivity and a number of colour varieties have been bred. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae
Genus:
   Serinus
Scientific:
  Serinus canaria


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.181

Protonym:
  Fringilla Canaria

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/200/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  191B68BCE6E4154B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-191B68BC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/191B68BC


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179558

Geographic range:

  • Serinus canaria: Madeira, Azores and w Canary Islands
English:
Island Canary
Catalan:
canari
Czech:
kanár divoký
Danish:
Kanariefugl
German:
Kanarengirlitz
Spanish:
Serín Canario
Spanish (Spain):
Serín Canario
Finnish:
kanarianhemppo
French:
Serin des Canaries
Croatian:
kanarinac
Hungarian:
kanári
Icelandic:
Kanarífugl
Italian:
Canarino selvatico
Japanese (romaji):
kanaria
Japanese:
カナリア
Lithuanian:
Paprastoji kanarėlė
Dutch:
Kanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kanariirisk
Norwegian:
Kanariirisk
Polish:
kanarek
Portuguese:
Canário
Portuguese (Brazil):
Island Canary
Russian:
Канарский вьюрок, дикая канарейка
Slovak:
kanárik divý
Serbian:
Obični kanarinac (divlji tip)
Swedish:
kanariesiska
Ukrainian:
Канарка
Chinese:
金丝雀
Chinese (Traditional):
加那利島絲雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Serin des Canaries ( Serinus canaria)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Serin des Canaries ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 1st edition:
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements, version 2021:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 3rd edition:
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 4th edition:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements, version 2015:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements, version 2016:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements, version 2017:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements, version 2018:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Clements, version 2019:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 1.50:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 1.52:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 1.53:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 1.54:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 1.55:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 2015:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 2016:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 2017:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 2018:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 2019:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
eBird version 2021:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Common Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Serinus canaria
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Serinus canaria
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Serinus canaria
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Island Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Atlantic Canary ( Serinus canaria)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Serinus canaria
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Serinus canaria

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Kanarie
Asturian: Canariu bravu
Azerbaijani: Kanar kanareykası
Belarusian: Канарэйка
Bulgarian: Диво канарче, Обикновено канарче
Catalan: Canari
Czech: Kanár divoký, kanárek, zvonohlík kanár
Welsh: Caneri
Danish: Kanariefugl
German: Kanarengirlitz, Kanarengirliz, Kanarienvogel
Greek: (Άγριο) Καναρίνι, Καvαρίvι, Καναρίνι
English: Atlantic Canary, Canary, Canary Island canary, Common Canary, Island Canary
English (United Kingdom): Atlantic Canary
English, HBW: Island Canary
English (IOC): Atlantic Canary
English (United States): Island Canary
Esperanto: Kanario
Spanish: Canario, Canario Común, Canario Silvestre, Serín Canario
Spanish (Colombia): Canario común
Spanish (Spain): Serín Canario
Spanish (HBW): Serín canario
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Serín Canario
Estonian: kanaari koldvint (kanaarilind), kanaari-koldvint, kanaari-koldvint e. kanaarilind
Basque: Canari, Kanario, Kanario arrunta
Finnish: Kanarianhemppo, Karrialintu
French: Canari, Canari sauvage, Serin canari, Serin des Canaries
Friulian: canarin salvadi
Frisian: Kanarje
Irish: Canáraí
Galician: Canari, Canario, Xirín canario, Xirín das Canarias
Manx: Canaaree
Hebrew: בזבוז קנרי
Croatian: kanarinac
Hungarian: kanári
Icelandic: Kanarífugl
Italian: Canarino, Canarino delle Isole Canarie, Canarino insulare, Canarino selvatico
Japanese (romaji): kanaria, kanariya
Japanese: カナリア, カナリヤ
Kazakh: канар бұлбұлы, қанар бұлбұлы
Greenlandic: Inimiutannguaq
Kirghiz: жапайы канартаранчы, Канар мукуру
Scientific: Fringilla Canaria, Serinus canaria
Luxembourgish: Kanarivull
Lithuanian: Kanarėlė, Paprastoji kanarėlė
Latvian: Kanārijputniņš
Macedonian: Канаринка
Maltese: Kanal Selvaġġ, kanarin, kanarina, kanarini
Dutch: Kanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kanariirisk
Norwegian: Kanarifugl, Kanariirisk, Kanariirisk (Domestisert: Kanarifugl)
Polish: kanarek
Portuguese: Canário, Canário-da-terra
Portuguese (Açores): Canário
Portuguese (Brazil): Island Canary
Portuguese (Madeira): Canário-da-terra
Portuguese (Portugal): Canário-da-terra
Rhaeto-Romance: Canarin
Romanian: Canar
Russian: канарейка, Канарский вьорок, Канарский вьюрок, дикая канарейка, Канарский канареечный вьюрок
Northern Sami: Kanáriaruoivil
Slovak: kanárik divý
Slovenian: kanarček
Albanian: Kanarina
Serbian: Divlji kanarinac, Obični kanarinac (divlji tip)
Swedish: Kanariefågel, kanariesiska
Turkish: Kanarya, yaban kanaryası
Ukrainian: Канарка
Kalmyk: зерлг күрлдэ
Chinese: 金丝雀
Chinese (Traditional): 加那利島絲雀

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