Genus Geospiza

Large Cactus Ground Finch - Its natural habitat is dry shrubland and it is commonly seen on the ground. Its main food source is the cactus Opuntia.


Sharp-beaked Ground Finch - The subspecies on the islands of Darwin and Wolf has gained a level of notoriety due to its habit of feeding on blood of large birds, notably boobies, gaining it the common name Vampire Finch. Other subspecies do not exhibit this behavior, insteading feeding mainly on insects.

Large Ground Finch - Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. The large ground finch beak can crack hard shells.

Common Cactus-Finch - The Common Cactus-finch is a species of bird in the Darwin's finch group of the tanager family Thraupidae. It is endemic to the Galapagos Islands, where found on most islands, with the notable exception of Fernandina, EspaƱola, Genovesa, Darwin and Wolf. Most of these islands are inhabited by its close relative, the Large Cactus-finch.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Geospiza