National Geographic : 1938 Dec
BRIGHT-HUED PETS OF CAGE AND AVIARY ( INatlonal ueograpnhc society CANARIES THRIVE ON SEEDS, CRUSHED EASILY IN STOUT BILLS They need no fancy mixed foods; hence their popularity with amateur bird keepers. The WILD SERIN (upper left) is a common European cousin of the wild canary of the Azores, Madeiras, and Canary Islands, from which has been developed the hardy domestic pet. The NORWICH YELLOW (bottom center) and the NORWICH GREEN (lower right) are two color phases of one of the most abun dant types of canary in captivity. Of spotless plumage, the WHITE CANARY (upper right) perches diagonally above the handsome CINNAMON, distinguished by pink or reddish-brown eyes. The GoLD LIZARD (lower left) is bred for perfection of color pattern.