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]

In another genus?[2]:


  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Geospiza". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  2. ^ John H. Boyd III (November 17, 2011). "CORE PASSEROIDEA V: Cardinalidae and Thraupidae". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 29-02-2020.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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