Azores Bullfinch

Pyrrhula murina (Godman, 1866)

Summary

Finch with an very small population (actual number in the order of a one thousand individuals) and has an very small distribution area (São Miguel Island of the Azores archipelago).
Endemic species, occurring mainly in laurel forests in the mountainous areas of the eastern part of the São Miguel Island.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently stable.

Global conservation status

Endangered (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Azores Bullfinch

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It occurs mainly in laurel forests in the mountainous areas of the eastern part of the São Miguel Island, but also in fruit tree orchards and Japanese cedar plantations located near the laurel forest.

Feed

It feeds mainly on seeds, but also spores, floral buds and leaves.

Breeding

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