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Geospiza magnirostris

Geospiza magnirostris

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Emberizidae
Genus: Geospiza
Species: Geospiza magnirostris

Name

Geospiza magnirostris Gould, 1837

Vernacular names
English: Large Ground-finch

The Large Ground Finch (Geospiza magnirostris) is a species of bird. One of Darwin's finches, it is now placed in the family Thraupidae and was formerly in the Emberizidae. It is endemic to the Galapagos Islands.

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

* BirdLife International 2004. Geospiza magnirostris. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved on 2008-07-05.

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