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Forest Canary

Crithagra scotops Sundevall, CJ 1850

The forest canary is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae. It is found in South Africa and Eswatini. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae
Genus:
   Crithagra
Scientific:
  Crithagra scotops


Original description

Citation:
  Sundevall, CJ 1850

Reference:
   Öfvers. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akad. Förh. 7 p.98

Protonym:
  Crithagra scotops

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/60167550#page/108/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  994D87C2935D219C

Avibase ID:
  avibase-994D87C2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/994D87C2


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 997820

Geographic range:

  • Crithagra scotops scotops: eastern South Africa (coastal southern KwaZulu-Natal and coastal Eastern Cape), eastern Lesotho, and northern Swaziland
  • Crithagra scotops kirbyi: northeastern South Africa (Limpopo)
  • Crithagra scotops umbrosa: eastern and southern South Africa (from Mpumalanga and western KwaZulu-Natal south to southern Western Cape)
English:
Forest Canary
Catalan:
gafarró forestal
Czech:
zvonohlík lesní
Danish:
Kapsisken
German:
Waldgirlitz
Spanish:
Serín Forestal
Spanish (Spain):
Serín Forestal
Finnish:
metsähemppo
French:
Serin forestier
Croatian:
šumska žutarica
Hungarian:
erdei csicsörke
Italian:
Canarino di foresta
Japanese (romaji):
morikanaria
Japanese:
モリカナリア
Lithuanian:
Miškinis svilikėlis
Dutch:
Boskanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skogirisk
Norwegian:
Skogirisk
Polish:
afrokulczyk leśny
Portuguese:
Canário-da-floresta
Russian:
Лесной канареечник
Slovak:
kanárik lesný
Serbian:
Šumski kanarinac
Swedish:
skogssiska
Ukrainian:
Щедрик лісовий
Chinese:
黄眉林丝雀
Chinese (Traditional):
黃眉林絲雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Gestreepte Kanarie
Catalan: gafarró forestal
Czech: Zvonohlík lesní
Danish: Kapsisken
German: Schwarzkinngirlitz, Waldgirlitz, Waldgirliz
English: Forest Canary, Striped Canary, Sundevall's Canary
English, HBW: Forest Canary
English (IOC): Forest Canary
English (United States): Forest Canary
Esperanto: Arbara kanario
Spanish: Canario de garganta negra, Canario del Bosque, Serín Forestal
Spanish (Spain): Serín Forestal
Spanish (HBW): Forest Canary
Estonian: mets-koldvint
Finnish: Metsähemppo
French: Crithagre forestier, Serin du Natal, Serin forestier
Croatian: šumska žutarica
Hungarian: erdei csicsörke
Italian: Canarino delle foreste, Canarino di foresta
Japanese (romaji): midoriseiouchou, morikanaria
Japanese: ミドリセイオウチョウ, モリカナリア
Kirghiz: токой канартаранчысы
Scientific: Crithagra scotops, Crithagra scotops scotops, Crithagra scotops transvaalensis, Dendrospiza scotops, Serinus scotops, Serinus scotops pondoensis, Serinus scotops scotops, Serinus scotops transvaalensis
Lithuanian: Miškinis svilikėlis
Dutch: Boskanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skogirisk
Norwegian: Skogirisk
Polish: afrokulczyk leśny, kulczyk lesny, kulczyk leśny
Portuguese: Canário-da-floresta
Portuguese (Portugal): canário-da-floresta
Russian: Лесной канареечник, Лесной канареечный вьюрок
Slovak: kanárik lesný
Serbian: Šumski kanarinac
Swedish: Skogssiska
Turkish: Orman isketesi, Orman İsketesi
Ukrainian: Щедрик лісовий
Xhosa: Unotswitswitswi
Chinese: 黄眉林丝雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黃眉林絲雀

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