Sharp-beaked ground finch

Sharp-beaked ground finch

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Geospiza difficilis

The sharp-beaked ground finch is a species of bird in the Darwin's finch group of the tanager family Thraupidae. It is classified as a least-concern species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and it is native to the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador. It has a mass of around 20 grams and the males have black plumage, while females have streaked brown plumage. This finch was described by Richard Bowdler Sharpe in 1888.

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Sharp-beaked ground finch habitat map

References

1. Sharp-beaked ground finch Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharp-beaked_ground_finch
2. Sharp-beaked ground finch on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/103815127/119460685

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