Tag: Citril Finch

Biometrics of Citril Finch Serinus citrinella in the west Pyrenees and the influence of feather abrasion on biometric data

Citril Finch (Serinus citrinella) Science Article 2 abstract Biometric data are an essential component of studies into the breeding biology of bird populations. Citril Finches Serinus citrinella in the Pyrenees mainly feed on pine seeds, and coniferous habitats in the west Pyrenees are of significant conservation importance. The aim of this study was to increase […]

Loss of a Citril Finch Serinus citrinella nest possibly as a result of ant predation

Citril Finch (Serinus citrinella) Science Article 1 abstract Ants have been reported as the direct or indirect cause for nest loss in a few bird species. Here we describe a possible instance affecting a Citril Finch Serinus citrinella nest in the Spanish Pre-Pyrenees. The nest was found on 18 may 2002, when building activity was […]

Citril Finch (Serinus citrinella)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Serinus citrinella | [UK] Citril Finch | [FR] Venturon montagnard | [DE] Zitronengirlitz | [ES] Verderon serrano | [NL] Citroenkanarie Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Slightly larger and less compact than Serin, with sharply tapered bill and proportionately longer wings; 20% smaller than Greenfinch. Small, elegant finch, form […]