Family Tanagers (Thraupidae)


Genovesa Cactus-finch (Geospiza propinqua)


French: Géospize voisin German: Opuntiengrundfink Spanish: Pinzón de Darwin de Genovesa picogrueso

Geospiza propinqua


, 1894,

Genovesa, Galapagos Islands


Previously considered conspecific with G. conirostris (which see; see also G. magnirostris for position of taxon darwini). Hybridizes rarely with G. magnirostris and also with smaller G. acutirostris. Monotypic.


Genovesa, in N Galapagos Is.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2019). Genovesa Cactus-finch (Geospiza propinqua). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 27 May 2019).