Darwin's finches

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Darwin's finches

a group of finches that occurs on the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific. The islands are oceanic and were colonized by an ancestral type which has speciated and provides an excellent example of ADAPTIVE RADIATION.
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DNA data of six ground finch species and four tree finch species were found to be similar.
magnirostris, the large ground finch (Grant and Grant, in press a).
fortis (Medium Ground Finch, body mass [approximately equal to]17 g) and G.
James, who had sisters Millie and Jess, was a huge Everton fan and a tree has been planted at training ground Finch Farm in his memory.
Karl Davis was working on the construction of the club's new training ground Finch Farm, in Finch Lane, Halewood, in February, 2007.
Here we report the natural colonization of the small Galapagos island Daphne Major by the large ground finch (Geospiza magnirostris), an event that occurred in the middle of a 22-yr study of finches on this island.
But having undergone tests at the Blues training ground Finch Farm yesterday, Deulofeu is now only expected to be sidelined until the New Year.
Everton captain Phil Neville joined in a coaching session with disabled youngsters at training ground Finch Farm, Halewood, ahead of the launch.