Definition of Serinus canaria
1. Noun. Native to the Canary Islands and Azores; popular usually yellow cage bird noted for its song.
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Literary usage of Serinus canaria
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1. An Illustrated Manual of British Birds by Howard Saunders (1899)
"Examples of the subspecies Serinus canaria, peculiar to the Canaries, Madeira and the Azores, have been taken in England, and, although cages-full are known ..."
2. The World's Birds: A Simple and Popular Classification of the Birds of the World by Frank Finn (1908)
"... but they are not very free breeders in captivity as a rule, and only three species have been domesticated, all Finches— the Canary (Serinus canaria), ..."