Cerceta común

It’s the smallest of the ducks. The male stands out for its bridal plumage: the head is colored with a green antiface lined with yellow. The stern is black with yellow side spots. The female is brownish, just like the males, and differ from the rest by the green “mirror”.

Ficha técnica

ORDEN: Anseriformes
FAMILIA: Anatidae
ESPECIE: Anas crecca
LONGEVIDAD-AÑOS: 10 to 15
PESO: 270-394 gr
ENVERGADURA: about 53-59 cm
LONGITUD: 34 -38 cm approx.

Hábitat

It lives in small wetlands rich in nutrients, sweet or salty, artificial or natural. In the breeding period prefers lagoons with good plant cover.

Rutas ornitológicas donde los podemos observar

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SM.01 Ruta BTT Cova da Serpe
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SM.02 Ruta paseo fluvial de Carregal
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SM.03 Ruta BBT Serra da Loba
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SM.04 Ruta Val de Cambás
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SM.05 Ruta Veiga do Mandeo
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SM.06 Ruta da Veiga do Mandeo a Xielas