The Beak of the Finch Setting & Symbolism

Jonathan Weiner
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Princeton

This is a university in New Jersey, where the Grants work when they are not on their islands in the Galapagos.

Galapagos Islands

This is a group of islands on the eastern side of central and northern South America. These are the islands where Charles Darwin found the finches and began his career in evolution.

Daphne Major

Daphne Major is an island in the Galapagos where the Grants watch ground finches and cactus finches.

Genovesa

Genovesa is an island in the Galapagos where Rosemary Grant watches cactus finches

Pinta

Pinta is an island in the Galapagos where Dolph Schluster studied competition in feeding patterns of finches.

Los Hermanos

Los Hermanos is an island in the Galapagos where Dolph Schluster studied competition in feeding patterns of finches.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is the island of the Galapagos that is home to the Charles Darwin Research Center. It is...

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