Photo category:
Rocky desert
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Trumpeter Finch
Passerine Birds
Rocky desert diorama
Desert ecosystem

Photo of the Trumpeter Finch, Bucanetes githagineus. Like most of the ground-living birds of the desert, this finch has pale colours, which helps it to avoid predators. In recent years, because of the climatic change and the destruction of its habitat, it is found further north, in southeast Spain