French: Géospize crassirostre German: Dickschnabel-Darwinfink Spanish: Pinzón de Darwin vegetariano
Galapagos Is: on Pinta, Marchena, Fernandina, Isabela, Santiago, Rábida, Pinzón, Baltra, Santa Cruz, Floreana and satellites, and San Cristóbal.
16 cm; 29–40 g. The largest Darwin’s finch, with longer and fuller tail than others, and more vertical stance; broad, stout bill strongly curved on culmen, giving... read more
Song a long, nasal drawn-out note, “ph’wheeeuuuuu-íííú... read more
Variety of habitats, primarily montane evergreen forest; most common in transition zone, but will... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds largely on leaves, flowers, buds and fruits; a true vegetarian, often when sighted has a leaf or bud in bill. Forages mostly at... read more
Breeds primarily in wet season. Nest domed, with side entrance, made from grass. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon; widespread. No evidence of any population declines.
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