Syrian Serin Serinus syriacus


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Khoury, F. 2000. The impact of drought conditions on the winter distribution and population of Syrian Serin Serinus syricaus in south-west Jordan. Sandgrouse 22: 64-66.

Porter, R. F. 2014. The mystery of the 'Syrian' serins wintering in northern Iraq is solved. Sandgrouse 36: 58-60.

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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Serinus syriacus. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.