Streaky-headed Seedeater

Its habitat is open woodland and scrub, including savanna, orchards, and gardens. It builds a compact cup nest in a scrub.

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The Streaky-headed Seedeater is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Streaky-headed Seedeater is 13–14 cm in length. The adult has brown upperparts with some faint streaking and a plain brown rump. The head has a finely white-streaked crown, dark face, and white supercilium and chin. The underparts are warm buff. The sexes are similar, but some females show a little breast streaking. The juvenile has less head streaking, a dull supercilium, more heavily streaked upperparts, and heavy streaking on the pale grey underparts. More

27 Streaky-headed Seedeater Serinus gularis 196 28 Black-eared Canary Serinus mennelli 198 29 Brown-rumped Seedeater Serinus tristriatus 199 30 Ankober Serin Serinus ankoberensis 199 31 Yellow-throated Seedeater Serinus flavigula 200 32 Salvaclori's Seedeater Serinus xantholaema 201 33 Streaky Seedeater Serinus striolatus 201 34 Thick-billed Seedeater Serinus burtoni 202 35 Principe Seedeater Serinus rufobrunneus 203 36 Protea Canary Serinus leucopterus 204 37 Cape Siskin Serinus totta 205 38 Drakensberg Siskin Serinus symonsi 206 More

Streaky-headed Seedeater (Serinus gularis), an African seedeater * Southern Yellow-rumped Seedeater, Serinus atrogularis * Thick-billed Seedeater, Serinus burtoni * Lemon-breasted Seedeater, Serinus citrinipectus * Yellow-throated Seedeater, Serinus flavigula * Streaky-headed Seedeater, Serinus gularis * Protea Seedeater, Serinus leucopterus * White-rumped Seedeater, Serinus leucopygius * Black-eared Seedeater, Serinus mennelli * Reichard's Seedeater, Serinus More

* Streaky-headed Seedeater, Serinus gularis * Reichard's Seedeater, Serinus reichardi Pseudochloroptila group * Cape Siskin, Serinus totta * Drakensberg Siskin, Serinus symonsi Group uncertain * Protea Canary, Serinus leucopterus * Streaky Seedeater, Serinus striolatus * Thick-billed Seedeater, Serinus burtoni * Principe Seedeater, Serinus rufobrunneus Genus uncertain More

Distribution of Streaky-headed seedeater in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. Predators and parasites It has been recorded as host of psocid parasites. More

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The Streaky-headed seedeater has greyish brown upperparts, with fine darker streaking. The top of the head is streaked white and blackish, and it has a long narrow white eyebrow, which is curved. The throat is white, and the underparts are buffy grey. The Streaky-headed canary is a common bird of gardens, parks, woodland, fynbos and hillsides with scattered trees or shrubs. More

Streaky-headed Seedeater Serinus gularis = Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Aug 31, 2006 More

Streaky-headed Seedeater (Latin name Crithagra gularis) is described in Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition. This bird has a unique Roberts number of 881 and you will find a full description of this bird on page 1129 also a picture of the Streaky-headed Seedeater on page 1121. The Streaky-headed Seedeater belongs to the family of birds classified as Fringillidae. In the previous edition of Roberts (ie 6th edition) the Streaky-headed Seedeater was called the Streaky-headed Canary. More

Streaky-headed Seedeater Crithagra gularis Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Fringillidae
Genus : Serinus
Species : gularis
Authority : (Smith, 1836)