Serinus canaria forma domestica
- Appearance: round head and short conical beak; plumage colour mostly yellow, but also white, red, brown. Some breeds have special plumage hairstyles.
- Behaviour: – day-active animals with activity, cleaning and resting phases. very sociable, which is why they should be kept in groups. They communicate via calls and singing.They have a distinctive body language. For example, sharpening their beaks, whether on a branch, feathers or the beak of another bird, each has a different meaning. Although they are very peaceful and sociable birds, they fight about food, seating or nesting material. Beak fights and chasing scenes occur during the mating season.
- Man have domesticated this songbird for 500 years. Its singing has made it famous as the “singer in the yellow plumage”.