Finches (Fringillidae)

Yellow-rumped Seedeater (Serinus xanthopygius) - HBW 15, p. 524

French: Serin à croupion jaune German: Graubrustgirlitz Spanish: Serín Culigualdo
Other common names: White-throated Serin/Seedeater, Abyssinian Yellow-rumped Seedeater, Yellow-rumped Serin

Taxonomy: Serinus xanthopygius Rüppell, 1840, Schoada Valley, Simen Province, Ethiopia.
Thought to form a superspecies with S. atrogularis and S. reichenowi; previously considered conspecific with both, but differs morphologically and vocally and not known to interact or associate with S. reichenowi in areas of range overlap. Monotypic.

Distribution: Eritrea and N & WC Ethiopia.

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