domingo, 27 de outubro de 2013



The canary-creeping is a passerine bird in the Emberizidae family. Also known as canary-brown-light yellow.

It measures about 12 inches. Males present the top of the lemon-yellow head, olive back with stretch marks; the chest is yellow, but darker in color than the belly, which is bright yellow. Dark brown tail, with the outer edge of the yellow feathers. The final two-thirds of the lateral tail feathers are white. The wings are dark brown, with the edge of yellow feathers. Female Male similar to, but much darker ribbed and the back as the chest; the belly is yellowish and the bars on the tail are smaller than in males. According Helmut Sick, distinguishable by a white spot in the two outer rectrices (each side visible to the underside of the closed tail).
Like singing flying to such rises obliquely down after sending a melodious trill and finely land on a stake in the pasture or in a trunk. His whistle is shrill "IU"; "Tzi, tzi" and his singing is very heterogeneous, "zle, zle, zle ...", "IU".

It granívora.

Nests are open basket shape, made of sheets of large grass on the sides and base and fine grasses inside the nest height can vary 9-62 cm soil. Posture is 2-3 color egg turquoise background and brown spots concentrated in subterminal portion of the pole hole. The eggs are incubated for 12 days on average and nestlings remain in the nest for 13 more days. (Gressler, 2007)

Lives in open cerrado grasslands. Moves by jumping into the ground. Vane stem at the very seed or soil. Like rubbing the sides of the head above the eyes, keeping them closed.

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