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Crithagra mozambica (Yellow-fronted Canary)

Synonyms: Serinus mozambicus

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
20
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.64885
EDGE Score: 1.73145

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  13 grams
Birth Weight [1]  1.3 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  40 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  50 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  50 %
Forages - Ground [2]  50 %
Clutch Size [4]  3
Incubation [3]  13 days

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland No

Prey / Diet

Alternanthera ficoidea (sanguinaria)[3]
Alternanthera pungens (creeping chaffweed)[3]
Bidens pilosa[3]
Bridelia micrantha (Coastal Golden-leaf)[5]
Casuarina equisetifolia (common ironwood)[3]
Combretum microphyllum (Flame Creeper)[3]
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum subsp. cyphopetalum[5]
Ficus burtt-davyi (Veld Fig)[6]
Flaveria bidentis (coastal plain yellowtops)[3]
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (chinese hibiscus)[3]
Kigelia africana (sausage tree)[7]
Lycium ferocissimum (African Boxthorn)[3]
Oxybasis glauca subsp. glauca[3]
Panicum maximum (Guinea Grass)[3]
Panicum schinzii (land grass)[3]
Poa trivialis (rough bluegrass)[3]
Solanum mauritianum (earleaf nightshade)[5]
Sonchus oleraceus (Smooth Sow-Thistle)[3]
Trema orientalis (oriental trema)[3]
Vachellia karroo (karroothorn)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anas erythrorhyncha (Red-billed Teal)1
Andropadus importunus (Sombre Greenbul)1
Arizelocichla masukuensis (Shelley's Greenbul)1
Baeopogon indicator (Honeyguide Greenbul)1
Buccanodon duchaillui (Yellow-spotted Barbet)1
Bycanistes subcylindricus (Grey-cheeked Hornbill)1
Cephalophus natalensis (Natal duiker)2
Cercopithecus ascanius (black-cheeked white-nosed monkey)1
Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey)1
Chlorocichla laetissima (Joyful Greenbul)2
Cinnyricinclus leucogaster (Violet-backed Starling)1
Cinnyris afer (Greater double-collared sunbird)1
Cinnyris chalybeus (Southern double-collared sunbird)1
Colius striatus (Speckled Mousebird)2
Colobus guereza (Guereza)1
Columba delegorguei (Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon)1
Corythaeola cristata (Great Blue Turaco)1
Corythaixoides concolor (Grey Go-away-bird)1
Cossypha caffra (Cape Robin-Chat)1
Crithagra atrogularis (Black-throated Canary)5
Crithagra citrinipectus (Lemon-breasted Canary)4
Crithagra flaviventris (Yellow Canary)1
Crithagra gularis (Streaky-headed Seedeater)1
Crithagra scotops (Forest Canary)2
Crithagra symonsi (Drakensberg Siskin)3
Elminia longicauda (African Blue Flycatcher)1
Equus zebra (mountain zebra)1
Estrilda erythronotos (Black-faced Waxbill)2
Euplectes afer (Yellow-crowned Bishop)1
Euplectes ardens (Red-collared Widowbird)1
Euplectes hordeaceus (Black-winged Red Bishop)1
Eurillas latirostris (Yellow-whiskered Greenbul)1
Francolinus pondicerianus (Grey Francolin)1
Galago senegalensis (Senegal galago)1
Gymnobucco bonapartei (Grey-throated Barbet)1
Hedydipna collaris (Collared sunbird)2
Heliosciurus rufobrachium (red-legged sun squirrel)1
Hippopotamus amphibius (hippopotamus)1
Lanius collaris (Common Fiscal)1
Leptodictya tabida (sugarcane lace bug)1
Liorhyssus hyalinus1
Lonchura punctulata (Scaly-breasted Munia)1
Loxodonta africana (African Bush Elephant)1
Lybius bidentatus (Double-toothed Barbet)1
Lybius torquatus (Black-collared Barbet)1
Monticola rupestris (Cape Rock Thrush)1
Musophaga rossae (Ross's Turaco)1
Neotragus moschatus (suni)2
Onychognathus walleri (Waller's Starling)1
Oriolus brachyrynchus (Western Oriole)1
Oriolus larvatus (Black-headed Oriole)1
Otolemur crassicaudatus (greater galago)1
Phyllastrephus cabanisi (Cabanis's Greenbul)1
Phyllastrephus hypochloris (Toro Olive Greenbul)1
Phylloscopus budongoensis (Uganda Woodland Warbler)1
Phylloscopus sibillatrix (Wood Warbler)1
Phylloscopus trochilus (Willow Warbler)1
Ploceus bicolor (Dark-backed Weaver)3
Ploceus xanthopterus (Southern Brown-throated Weaver)2
Pogoniulus bilineatus (Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird)2
Pogoniulus pusillus (Red-fronted Tinkerbird)1
Prinia maculosa (Karoo Prinia)1
Procavia capensis (Rock Hyrax)1
Pycnonotus barbatus (Common Bulbul)3
Pytilia melba (Green-winged Pytilia)1
Rhabdomys pumilio (Four-striped grass mouse)1
Schistolais leucopogon (White-chinned prinia)1
Serinus alario (Black-headed Canary)5
Serinus canicollis (Cape Canary)1
Spinus cucullatus (Red Siskin)1
Stelgidillas gracilirostris (Slender-billed Greenbul)1
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)3
Sylvicapra grimmia (bush duiker)2
Syncerus caffer (African buffalo)1
Tauraco corythaix (Knysna Turaco)1
Trachylaemus purpuratus (yellow-billed barbet)1
Treron calvus (African Green Pigeon)1
Turdoides sharpei (Black-lored Babbler)1
Turdus olivaceus (Olive Thrush)1
Turdus pelios (African Thrush)2
Turtur tympanistria (Tambourine Dove)2
Zosterops pallidus (Orange River White-eye)1
Zosterops senegalensis (African Yellow White-eye)3

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Bird Park Marlow
Birdland Park & Gardens
Dunedin Botanic Gardens Aviary
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Nagyerdei Kultúrpark KHT.
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Rome Zoo-Fondazione Bioparco di Romacaniceps
Tallinn Zoo
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Umgeni River Bird Park
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzencaniceps
 mozambicus

Range Map

Caribbean; Oceania;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
5Specialization and interaction strength in a tropical plant-frugivore network differ among forest strata, Matthias Schleuning, Nico Blüthgen, Martina Flörchinger, Julius Braun, H. Martin Schaefer, and Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Ecology, in press.
6"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
7Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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