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Description:

Clearly a Darwin Finch, but not sure which one...

Habitat:

Galapagos, Ecuador



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5 Comments

geertvd
geertvd 7 years ago

@pkramer1940 Thanks by the way :)

geertvd
geertvd 7 years ago

Hi @pkramer1940, it was in Tortuga Bay on Santa Cruz Island. I think you're right, I looked it up and came across this one : http://www.pbase.com/wmarissen/image/977... . They look very similar...

On which island did youtake the picture? - It's probably the Small Groundfinch, Geospiza fuliginosa, but I can not be sure.

geertvd
geertvd 7 years ago

Hi @Liam, I'm afraid not. I realise now that the beak profile is most important to specify the exact type of Finch...

I do have another picture of a finch taken nearby that day, and I am pretty sure it was the same type. I will post that picture as well, I believe it has the beak in profile.

Thanks!

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

Any shot of the beak profile?

geertvd
Spotted by
geertvd

Provincia de Gal√°pagos, Ecuador

Lat: -0.76, Long: -90.34

Spotted on Aug 17, 2008
Submitted on Aug 28, 2012

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