Gough Finch, Gough Bunting

Gough Finch, Gough Bunting

Gough Finch, Gough Bunting by Rob Butler
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Critically Endangered
Family: 
THRAUPIDAE
Order: 
PASSERIFORMES
Genus: 
Rowettia
Species: 
goughensis
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Clarke, 1904)
Synonyms: 
Nesospiza goughensis
Medium: 
pencil, ink and watercolour
Islands have a disproportionate number of endangered birds. I tried to simulate a discovery of this species while in the field, although I am yet to see one live.