French: Géospize fuligineux German: Kleingrundfink Spanish: Pinzón de Darwin fuliginoso
Galapagos Is: islands of Pinta, Marchena, Fernandina, Isabela, Santiago, Rábida, Pinzón, Baltra, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Floreana and satellites, San Cristóbal I and Española.
10–10·5 cm; 12–17 g. The smallest member of genus, with small and dainty bill slightly longer than it is deep and with culmen relatively straight, giving... read more
Classic songs tend to repeat 2 buzzy or nasal notes, “clzeeuu clzeeuu” or “chzzuu... read more
Found in all habitats at all elevations, and most common in arid and transition zones; numbers in... read more
Food and feeding
Varied diet includes small seeds, buds and insects. Bulk of diet consists of small seeds; much of remainder made up of arthropods, with... read more
Nest built by male, a sphere with entrance towards top at side, made from dry grasses and other vegetation. Clutch usually 4 eggs, whitish... read more
Largely resident; some upslope movements in non-breeding season. Some dispersal between islands... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Common to abundant; widespread and found in all habitats. Occurs on almost all islands of the Galapagos Archipelago. Recent increase... read more
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