Tag: Canary

Evolution of the major histocompatibility complex class I genes in Serinus canaria from the Canary Islands is different from that of Asian and African continental Serinus species

Canary (Serinus canaria) Science Article 1 abstract The radiation of canaries (genus Serinus) occurred in Africa and Eurasia during the Miocene Epoch (9 million years ago) according to maximum parsimony (MP), neighbor-joining (NJ), maximum likelihood (ML) and Bayesian methodologies. Serinus canaria (wild canary) and S. serinus (European serin) together form one of the several polytomies […]

Canary (Serinus canaria)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Serinus canaria | [UK] Canary | [FR] Serin canari | [DE] Kanarengirlitz | [ES] Canario | [NL] Kanarie Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics About 10% larger than Serin, with noticeably less stubby bill, proportionately shorter wings, and more attenuated […]