Geospiza

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Geospiza
Geospiza fuliginosa 976.jpg
Geospiza fuliginosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Geospiza
Gould, 1837

Geospiza is a genus of bird in the Thraupidae family. All species in the genus are endemic to the Galápagos Islands; together with related genera, they are collectively known as Darwin's finches. Although in the past, they were classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown they belong in the tanager family. The genus contains the following species:[1]

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