Papyrus Canary (Serinus koliensis) - HBW 15, p. 522
French: Serin du Koli
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Several birds perched in a papyrus swamp Locality Rubondo, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 September 2006 6 years ago 30 sec 4.4
Two birds perched, one of them flying away Locality Rubondo, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 September 2006 6 years ago 29 sec 4.3
A bird in a bush Locality Uganda (Monotypic species)
Rigdon Currie 31 July 2004 7 years ago 2 sec 2.6
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