Yellow Canary

A Yellow Canary is a small bird with bright yellow feathers. Yellow Canaries originally come from Canary Islands, although some are now domesticated. They feed on mostly fruits, nuts and seeds. Nico is a Yellow Canary. For unknown reasons, Nico lives in South America and not in his native habitat.


The Yellow Canary is typically 13 cm in length. Males are almost completely yellow, while females have gray underparts with black wings with yellow flight feathers.


The Yellow Canary is a voracious seed eater, which most likely plays a fairlylarge role in seed distribution throughout their home range.

Distribution and Habitat

The Yellow Canary population covers much of western and central regions of southern Africa and has been introduced to Ascension and St. Helena islands.

Calling and Singing

Amazingly, the Yellow Canary has a few different calls or songs that they can make. Its call is chissick or cheree, and the song is a warbled zee-zeree-chereeo.

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