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Mangrove Finch

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Photo by MFBrakerGalapagos, 2004
Photo by MFBraker
Galapagos, 2004
Camarhynchus heliobates


[edit] Identification

14 cm (5½ in)

  • Short, weak tail
  • Longish bill with arched culmen

[edit] Distribution

Mangrove swamps of Galapagos Islands (Fernandina and Isabela)

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Dense and tall mangrove forest.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists mostly of insects and their larvae, particularly beetles and spiders.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2017)

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