Finches (Fringillidae)

Papyrus Canary (Serinus koliensis) - HBW 15, p. 522

French: Serin du Koli German: Papyrusgirlitz Spanish: Serín de los Papiros
Other common names: Van Someren's Canary

Taxonomy: Serinus capistratus koliensis C. H. B. Grant & Mackworth-Praed, 1952, Onyulu's, Koli River, Lango, Uganda.
Has been treated as conspecific with S. capistratus, but probably closest to S. scotops, with which possibly conspecific or forming a superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: C & SW Uganda, SW Kenya, E DRCongo, Rwanda, Burundi and NW Tanzania.

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