Yellow Canary

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Yellow Canary
Background information
Taxonomy Birds
Status Least Concern
Range Canary Islands (real life)
South America (in the movie)
Habitat Rainforest
Feathers, fur Yellow Body

A Yellow Canary is a small bird with bright yellow feathers. Yellow Canaries originally come from Canary Islands, although some are now domesticated. They feed on mostly fruits, nuts and seeds. Nico is a Yellow Canary. For unknown reasons, Nico lives in South America and not in his native habitat.


The Yellow Canary is typically 13 cm in length. Males are almost completely yellow, while females have gray underparts with black wings with yellow flight feathers.


The Yellow Canary is a voracious seed eater, which most likely plays a fairlylarge role in seed distribution throughout their home range.

Distribution and Habitat

The Yellow Canary population covers much of western and central regions of southern Africa and has been introduced to Ascension and St. Helena islands.

Calling and Singing

Amazingly, the Yellow Canary has a few different calls or songs that they can make. Its call is chissick or cheree, and the song is a warbled zee-zeree-chereeo.


Yellow canaries are very common as pets. They are often kept because of thier beautiful song and apperance.

See also

  1. Yellow Canary Song


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  • Nico is the true bird singer.

    3 messages
    • Yea that's really cool you're right. :-) Carlos Saldanha has really good ideas. So, it would be also cool if Nico and Pedro ge...
    • well er it is true because NICO is the most none egresive singer like pedro (depends on the sone though) but yes back to the question he is ...