Reichard's seedeater

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Reichard's seedeater
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Serinus
Species: S. reichardi
Binomial name
Serinus reichardi
(Reichenow, 1882)

The Reichard's seedeater (Serinus reichardi) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is dry savanna. It is named after the German explorer Paul Reichard.[2]

Phylogeny[edit]

It has been obtained by Antonio Arnaiz-Villena et al.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Serinus reichardi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Birds? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 282. 
  3. ^ Zamora, J; Moscoso J; Ruiz-del-Valle V; Ernesto L; Serrano-Vela JI; Ira-Cachafeiro J; Arnaiz-Villena A (2006). "Conjoint mitochondrial phylogenetic trees for canaries Serinus spp. and goldfinches Carduelis spp. show several specific polytomies". Ardeola 53: 1–17.