A male of Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch foraging among pine needles. These birds are recently split from the finches on Tenerife and only occur on Gran Canaria. They are extremely few and among the most threatened species in the Western Palearctic.

A male of Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch foraging among pine needles. These birds are recently split from the finches on Tenerife and only occur on Gran Canaria. They are extremely few and among the most threatened species in the Western Palearctic.
Species: Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch   Fringilla polatzeki
Author: Lars Petersson
Date: 
Friday, January 19, 2018
Added to IBC: 9 Jun 2018 - 00:04
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