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Green Singing Finch

Serinus mozambicus
Conservation Status: 
Least Concern

The Yellow-fronted Canary is a small passerine bird in the finch family.  It is known elsewhere and in aviculture as the Green Singing Finch.  This bird is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert.  Its habitat is open woodland and cultivation.  It nests in trees, laying 3-4 eggs in a compact cup nest.  

The Green Singing Finch is 11–13 cm in length. The adult male has a green back and brown wings and tail. The underparts and rump are yellow, and the head is yellow with a grey crown and nape, and black malar stripe. The female is similar, but with a weaker head pattern and duller underparts. Juveniles are greyer than the female, especially on the head.

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