(878) 13.5 cm; 17 g
Upperparts variable, grading from yellow in northern region to
olive green and streaked in south, but all birds have bright yellow
underparts and unbroken yellow band across forehead. Bill heavier
than Yellow-fronted Canary and facial markings less bold.
Dull and mottled grey-olive above, paler below, breast
conspicuously streaked and rump bright yellow.
F but more mottled and streaked.
resident and near-endemic.
shrublands, also in gardens.
flowers, fruit, insects and nectar.
song; take-off note tirriyip.
Nest placed in shrub, seldom in tree.
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