French: Géospize de Genovesa German: Genovesagrundfink Spanish: Pinzón de Darwin de Genovesa picofino
Genovesa, in N Galapagos Is.
11–12 cm; 12·3–20 g. A small ground-finch with small, sharply pointed bill distinctly longer than it is deep and with culmen straight, giving more pointed and longer look... read more
Song a well-spaced series of short low-pitched buzzy “cheeerrrup” notes.
Arid lowland areas of dry scrub, as well as areas with prickly pear cactus (Opuntia).
Food and feeding
Forages for arthropods on Croton, Cordia and Bursera trees, while seeds of Bursera, Eragrostis... read more
Nestbuilding triggered by onset of rains, and has been documented Jan–Jun. Clutch usually four eggs. Incubation period usually 12 days (... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Galápagos Islands EBA. Common within its tiny range (Extent of Occurrence is 19 km²). Global population estimated at fewer... read more
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