Darwin's Galapagos Finche

Himanshi singh       Nov 19, 2022

#5. Darwin's Finch Discoverie

         It was a study of the biodiversity of the species of these islands that gave rise to the famous scientific theory of evolution through natural selection by Charles Darwin. 


#4.The 15 Finch Specie

         Darwin’s finches are a collection of 15 different species of finches, all of them belonging to the Passeriformes order and tanager family. 


#3. Habitat

         All of Darwin’s finches are native to the Galapagos Islands except for one, the Cocos finch which is found in the nearby Cocos Island in the east Pacific Ocean. 


#2. Research Role

        The Darwin’s finches helped Charles Darwin derive his theories on evolution and natural selection.  


#1. Avian Conservation

        A species of nest fly lays parasitic larvae in the eggs and nestlings of these birds which grows inside the young ones and attack them, leading to their death.   


Thanks For Reading

Next: Galapagos Islands Animals