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Island/Common Canary

The island canary (or Atlantic canary), is a small songbird native to Portugal, Spain, and the Canary Islands (for which the species was named). Wild birds are found in a variety of habitats and primarily eat seeds. Canaries are gregarious, usually nesting and feeding in small groups. The common… Learn More

Sustainability

Does the harvest for wildlife trade or captive breeding of this species harm wild populations?

Little Cause for Concern

Easily bred in captivity; wild populations appear to be thriving

Invasive Threat

Does the release or escape of this species into the wild harm the environment and/or economy?

Little Cause for Concern

  • Can colonize new islands, but doesn’t appear to harm native wildlife

Ease of Care

Does harvest, captive breeding, transport, or being kept as a pet harm individual animals?

Little Cause for Concern

  • Appears to tolerate captivity well

Health Risks

Does this animal pose a health risk to native wildlife, humans, livestock and agriculture?

Some Cause for Concern

  • May carry bacterial and parasitic diseases that could infect humans or other birds

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