Woodpecker finch

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Woodpecker finch

one of DARWIN'S FINCHES (Geospinza), which occurs in the Galapagos Islands and uses a cactus spine to remove insects from crevices. This is one of the very few examples of birds using a tool.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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