Breeding in Atlantic ocean: Gough Island; can be seen in 2 countries. The island is scenically beautiful with spectacular sea cliffs round much of the coastline. Item Information. GOUGH ISLAND, 1/2 PENNY 2009, TWO FINCHES, ALMOST UNCIRCULATED. Another species of finch was described from Gough Island, Nesospiza jessiae, in 1904. Gough Island Finch. Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v) Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria Justification of Red List category This species is listed as Critically Endangered owing to an ongoing range contraction caused by excessive predation by introduced mice. … This species was later identified as juveniles of the Gough finch. Today. This Critically Endangered species shows close physical similarities with the two Melanodera finches from S South America and Falkland Islands. Two endemic land birds are found: the Gough moorhen and the Gough finch. Log in. Details about GOUGH ISLAND, 1/2 PENNY 2009, TWO FINCHES, ALMOST UNCIRCULATED. Description. Gough is in the Tristan da Cunha Priority One Endemic Bird Area, as defined by BirdLife International. Gough Island Finch ( Rowettia goughensis) Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. It’s also home to 35% of the population of the endangered Sooty Albatross, and about 20% of the endangered Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross. Explore. Price: US $12.00. A Tristan Albatross (Gough Island) These are some of the 22 breeding seabird species found on Gough Island. Gough finch. GOUGH ISLAND, 1/2 PENNY 2009, TWO FINCHES, ALMOST UNCIRCULATED. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. Ian Abbott. British Overseas Territories Rare Birds St Helena Zoology Island Bunting Animals Europe Places. The Gough finch is 22 to 26 cm (8.7–10.2 in) in length and weighs 50–56 g (1.8–2.0 oz). Saved by Donald Andrews. Its undisturbed nature makes it particularly valuable for biological research, which, with weather monitoring, is the only other activity permitted on the island. More information... Pinterest. The Gough Finch and Gough Moorhen are endemic to the island. Sequences from two mitochondrial and four nuclear genes indicate that the Patagonian bridled finches Melanodera are the … Two endemic land birds are found: the Gough moorhen and the Gough finch. Gough is in the Tristan da Cunha Priority One Endemic Bird Area, as defined by BirdLife International. The Gough Finch is endemic to the remote Gough Island in South Atlantic Ocean, where it is the only passerine. Gough Finch (Rowettia goughensis) bird sounds on dibird.com. Gough Island This checklist includes all bird species found in Gough Island , based on the best information available at this time. The significance of morphological variation in the finch species on Gough, Inaccessible and Nightingale Islands, South Atlantic Ocean. ... Finch species that occur alone on an island or on an island where other finch species are rare have longer characters and more variable character distributions. Sign in to check out Check out as guest . Condition:--not specified. The Nesospiza finches of the Tristan da Cunha archipelago and Rowettia goughensis from Gough Island, 380 km distant, are both derived from tanager-finches (Thraupidae) that colonized the islands by crossing more than 3000 km of ocean from South America.