Finches (Fringillidae)

Syrian Serin (Serinus syriacus) - HBW 15, p. 517

French: Serin syriaque German: Zederngirlitz Spanish: Serí­n Sirio
Other common names: Tristram's Serin

Taxonomy: Serinus syriacus Bonaparte, 1850, Bcharre, Lebanon.
Has sometimes been thought to form a superspecies with S. serinus, S. canaria and S. canicollis, but relationships uncertain. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds Lebanon, S Syria, N Israel and adjacent areas of Jordan; winters also S to NE Egypt (Sinai), S Jordan and N Iraq.

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