Flowers make the menu for nearly all Galapagos birds

medium ground finch (Geospiza fortis)

The medium ground finch (Geospiza fortis) is known as a seed eater, but it was spotted pollinating the flowers of the endemic cactus Opuntia galapageia. Almost every species of land bird in the Galapagos has added nectar and pollen to its diet, a new study finds.

Ruben H. Heleno

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