Vulgar cernicalo

The vulgar kestling is relatively small compared to other prey, but larger than most birds. Adult males have a red back, with black spots, and the head is greyish and striped in black. Females have rather brown tones with spots throughout the body with ochre tones.

Ficha técnica

ORDEN: Falconiformes
FAMILIA: Falconidae
ESPECIE: Falco tinnunculus
LONGEVIDAD-AÑOS: about 15
PESO: 155-190 gr
ENVERGADURA: about 68-78 cm
LONGITUD: 31-37 cm approx.

Hábitat

It prefers an open-field habitat and scrub. Vulgar kestels nest in cracks of rocks or buildings, tree hollows or nests of other birds.

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