White-bellied Canary
Crithagra dorsostriata
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The white-bellied canary is a northeast African endemic. Most of the photographs in the slideshow are of the eastern race maculicollis: note the white belly and vent and the olive-green malar stripe. Several photos including row 3 above are of the western nominate race which has the same distinctive malar stripe, but a smaller white patch on the belly. Click the image above to see enlargements which include both races, both sexes, and juveniles. The pair in the lower photos was photographed at Lake Eyasi (2-08), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mladen Mates, Colin Beale, Karine Van der Vurst
Valéry Schollaert, Linda Bushman

Last Update this page: 1-01-18