What does canary mean?

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1A mainly African finch with a melodious song, typically having yellowish-green plumage. One kind is popular as a pet bird & has been bred in a variety of colors, especially bright yellow.

Genus Serinus, family Fringillidae: several species, especially the island canary (S. canaria), which is native sầu khổng lồ the Canary Islands, the Azores, and Madeira, & from which the domestic canary was developed

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‘Janet has been keeping exotic birds including cockatiels, finches & canaries for 12 years.’
‘Finches, canaries & budgerigars do not need as much attention from their people & so may be an option for those with busy life-styles.’‘Budgies, finches, sparrows & canaries are only a few of the more than one hundred kinds of birds people keep in their apartments.’‘Reich had the bird breeder"s equivalent of a green thumb, and was known among bird hobbyists for training canaries khổng lồ sing the song of the nightingale.’‘Avoid nesting material for finches, canaries & other small birds because they may have sầu artificial fibers such as polyester contained within.’‘As the names indicate, color-bred canaries are bred lớn attain specific colorations và song canaries for their singing abilities.’‘In the 19th century, underground coal miners carried canaries down into the shafts as their first line of defense against poisonous gases.’‘The song of the canaries in a cage downstairs rings out throughout the whole restaurant.’‘Scientists have really gotten interested in the brains of songbirds, particularly those birds that can keep learning new songs when they"re adults, like canaries.’‘She was devoted khổng lồ Mrs. Smith, to Mr. Smith, to their dogs, cats, canaries; và as to lớn Mrs. Smith"s gray parrot, its peculiarities exercised upon her a positive fascination.’‘The family have sầu always kept pets, Mrs Cotter said, & currently own cats, a dog and two parrots and some canaries.’‘Beaming the sound of the birds" natural predators, such as geese or owls, at their roosts scares the canaries away from the power lines.’‘Small square cages are used for canaries, while thrushes are given larger round cages.’‘Along with camels, pigeons, donkeys, oxen, canaries, cats và dogs, the memorial remembers the eight million horses killed in the Great War alone.’‘Billed as the story of the first genetically engineered animal, The Red Canary charts the obsession of Hans Duncker & his attempts in the 1930s to alter radically the genetic makeup of wild canaries lớn create a new species.’‘The smallest barrel organs were tiny instruments called sérinettes or ‘bird organs’, designed to make easy the constant repetition needed lớn teach canaries khổng lồ sing favourite airs.’‘The pet cửa hàng clerk had been helpful, showing hyên ổn an assortment of mice & guinea pigs and even a pair of canaries, but in the kết thúc, Enoch had settled on the brown-and-Trắng hamster.’‘And I will miss all of my pets - my two beloved, fun-loving dogs, my seven lively cats, my canaries, my horses, & even my chickens.’‘The existence of stem cells in the brain was first discovered in canaries và this discovery upmix the received wisdom for many decades that the adult brain never gained new nerve sầu cells.’‘In the past, miners used caged canaries khổng lồ tell when the air in a mine was going bad; when the canaries stopped singing, it was time khổng lồ get out before the air became unbreathable.’

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