Biodiversity - Yellow - bellied Siskin

  • Name: Yellow - bellied Siskin

  • Scientific name: Carduelis xanthogastra

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Fringillidae

Status:  Common

Size:  10.5 cm

Weight:  12 grams

Elevation:  up to 1,800 meters above sea level.

 

Visits fields, forest edges, forest gallery, oak forests and can occasionally be seen in coffee plantations.

Can be seen alone, in pairs or in small groups.

The males tend to sing socially or in groups, except during birthing period.  This speices is sought after for captivity due to its grand songs.

Feeds on insects, oak flowers and grass seeds.

Reproduces from April to May.

 




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