Tag: Serinus serinus

Are foraging Serin Serinus serinus females more vigilant than males? The effect of sex ratio.

Serin (Serinus serinus) Science Article 2 abstract Given that in many bird species females are subordinate to males and that, in general, subordinate individuals are more vigilant than dominants ones, we should predict foraging females to be more vigilant than males. This prediction is tested here in flocks of Serins Serinus serinus, where several males […]

Serin (Serinus serinus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Serinus serinus | [UK] Serin | [FR] Serin cini | [DE] Girlitz | [ES] Verdecillo | [NL] Europese Kanarie Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Smaller than other west Palearctic serins but with proportionately long wings and deeply forked tail. […]