Head and throat are black, with dark slate-grey rear ear-coverts, yellowish-olive hindcollar; upperparts dark ol This bird is widespread throughout Europe, north Africa and Southwest Asia.It is mainly resident, but some northernmost populations migrate further south. Serinus mozambicus . The European greenfinch or simply the greenfinch (Chloris chloris) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae.. The Green Singing Finch is one of the most popular small finches because the males are confident singers with a good voice. A medium-sized, slender dark finch with long tail. The House Finch is a recent introduction from western into eastern North America (and Hawaii), but it has received a warmer reception than other arrivals like the European Starling and House Sparrow. 299 likes. Alternate names: Green Singer, Small (Little) Green Singer, Yellow-eyed Canary, Wild Canary (erroneous!) Physical descriptions That’s partly due to the cheerful red head and breast of males, and to the bird’s long, twittering song, which can now be heard in most of the neighborhoods of the continent. They are easy to care for and not too difficult to breed, which makes them a decent starter bird for the novice breeder.

Green Canary, Green Singing Finch, Green Sisie, Icterine Canary, Mozambique Serin, Yellow-fronted Canary, Yellow-eyed Canary, Yellow-fronted Seedeater, Little Green Singer, African Canary, Shell or Shelly Origin Africa Area of distribution Disposition Active, may become territorial when breeding. 5 cm. Little Green Finch, Georgetown, Texas. GREEN SINGING FINCH.

Hand Dyed Quality Yarns from Austin, Texas The greenfinch has also been introduced into Australia, New Zealand, Uruguay, and Argentina. Availability: A relatively easy bird to obtain at the moment and one of the commonest of the cup nesters.