Medium Ground Finch Facts

  • Name:
    Medium Ground Finch
  • Scientific Name:
    Geospiza fortis
Medium Ground Finch


Intermediate between Small and Large Ground finch in size. Whilst the size of the bill is very variable, it is never as dainty or as pointed as Small Ground and, unlike in Large Ground, the length of the upper mandible is always greater than the depth of the bill.. ADULT MALE: Wholly black with white-tipped undertail-coverts. FEMALE / IMMATURE: Brown with streaked underparts.

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