Breeds of canaries: Spanish Timbrado

Breeds of canaries: Spanish Timbrado

Origin and history

Origin: Spain.

The breed was recognized by the World Ornithological Commission in 1962. It originates from the cross between the Saxon canary and the primitive Spanish singing canary: the Canarino de Pais.
Not excessively widespread outside its native country.

Timbrado Spanish

Morphological characteristics

Of the three singing breeds, it is the smallest (12-13 cm) and also the least common, in fact outside the Iberian peninsula it is poorly bred. The color and the shape are very similar to the wild canary: the body is in fact tapered and greenish with streaks on the back and sometimes yellow patches. Very rustic canary.

Singing and melodies

The singing is strong, performed with an open beak and characterized by numerous trilled melodies. There are 12 melodies, some continuous and some discontinuous:

  • Bell
  • Cascabel
  • Castanuela
  • Cloqueos
  • Floreos adorned
  • Floreos basicos
  • Batida note
  • Notas compuestas
  • Notas de agua
  • Nota de enlance
  • Notas rodadas
  • Metallic timbre

Video: el cante del canario timbrado (September 2021).