YELLOW CANARY

(Crithagra flaviventris (7) or Serinus flaviventris)

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Roberts VI / VII 878 / 939
Clements 2000 196.0950
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 161-21
A smallish bird (13-14 cm), found in the western half of South Africa, Namibia and southern Angola. It is a common resident inhabiting montane shrub and grassland. It is normally in pairs or small flocks and eats seeds, flowers and insects.

List of Stamps showing Yellow Canary

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ascension 0199 0196 1976 1p
Ascension 0591 0598 1993 15p
Ascension 0592 0599 1993 18p
Ascension 0593 0600 1993 25p
Ascension 0594 0601 1993 70p
Ascension 0687 0699 1996 20p
Ascension 0727 0737e 1997 35p
Lesotho 0442 0335x 1981 7s
Lesotho 0505 0335y 1982 7s
Lesotho 0505 (0442) 0335y 1982 7s
Lesotho 1080 0961 1992 30s
St Helena 0177 0147 1961 1d
St Helena 0422 0386 1983 59p
St Helena 0636 0603 1993 1p
Tristan da Cunha 0056 0056 1963 1d