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Woodpecker Finch

Woodpecker Finch eating


This is one of the 13 species of Finch on the Galápagos Islands. This species is an insect eater. It holds twigs and cactus spines in its beak and uses them to work bugs out of the bark on trees. (Photo: © D. Parer & E. Parer-Cook/ Auscape/ Minden)
   
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