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Certhidea olivacea.jpg
Grey warbler-finch (Certhidea fusca)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Certhidea
Gould, 1837

C. olivacea
C. fusca

The two warbler-finches comprise the genus Certhidea. They were formerly considered conspecific; however, they have different songs, they prefer different habitats, and are located in different areas on the Galapagos. The SACC accepted both as distinct species in 2008. The two species are:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Certhidea olivacea - Green Wabler Finch.jpg Certhidea olivacea Green warbler-finch Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Certhidea olivacea.jpg Certhidea fusca Grey warbler-finch Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.


  • South American Classification Committee (September 1, 2011). "Proposal (#367) to South American Classification Committee – Split the Warbler Finches: Certhidea fusca from Certhidea olivacea". Retrieved November 10, 2009.