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Canaries are divided into different types, by colour, song or breed of canary.

Yellow Canary

This is the most common type of canary, they are yellow in colour and can reach up to five inches in length.

Gloster Fancy Canary

These is a small canary reaching about four inches in length. They have a unique round style of crest with a yellow body and a white ring around their upper neck.  

Red Factor Canary

These will grow to about five inchest in length. These canaries are red in colour and are normally bred for bird shows.

Company for Canaries

Canaries are sociable birds and prefer to be kept with at least one other canary. Do not put two male canaries together as they will fight, and you should not house different breeds of canaries together.


The average lifespan of a canary is ten years and they originate from the Canary Islands.


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