pair feeding on the ground (Galapagos, Ecuador; 2005-06-03)

Medium Ground Finch
Geospiza fortis

Native Range: outh America (Galapagos Islands)

Notes: one of several species of Galapagos finches made famous by Charles Darwin in his studies of speciation; various of these species differ in bill size and related dietary requirements.

drab plumage; medium-sized conical bill (Galapagos, Ecuador; 2005-06-03)