Atlantic Canary

About the Atlantic Canary

Also known as: Island Canary, Common Canary, Canary

The Canary is a small bird in the finch family. It is native to the Azores, the Canary Islands, and Madeira.

The bird is named after the Canary Islands. The color canary yellow is in turn named after the yellow Domestic Canary.

Canaries are often kept as a pets and are bred in many colors and types. Escaped birds have established feral populations on Bermuda, Midway Atoll in Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 29 March 2008
Scientific Name
Serinus canaria
  • Passeriformes
  • Fringillidae
  • Serinus
  • S. canaria
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 29 November 2018)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
4.9 inches
7.8 to 9 inches
0.53 to 0.7 ounces

International Names

Chinese 金丝雀
Czech Kanár Divoký
Danish Kanariefugl
Dutch Kanarie
Finnish Kanarianhemppo
French Serin des Canaries
German Kanarienvogel
Italian Canarino
Japanese カナリア (Kanariya)
Korean 카나리아
Norwegian Kanarifugl
Polish Kanarek
Russian Канарский канареечный вьюрок
Spanish Canario
Swedish Kanariefågel
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