The Vegetarian Finch (Platyspiza crassirostris) is a species of bird in the Darwin's finch group of the tanager family Thraupidae. It is monotypic within the genus Platyspiza. It is endemic to the Galápagos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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... Although the Vegetarian Finch is uncommon, it is widespread across the Galápagos Islands ... Its numbers appear to be stable, though they have not been quantified ...
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