Charrán patinegro

The bill is narrow and black with yellow tip. Its legs are short and as its name suggests, black. The upperparts of the body are pale grey and the underparts white. Adults have a black crested cap on their head.

Ficha técnica

ORDEN: Charadriiformes
FAMILIA: Sternidae
ESPECIE: Sterna sandvicensis
LONGEVIDAD-AÑOS: about 10
PESO: 210-260 gr
ENVERGADURA: about 86-105 cm
LONGITUD: 36-46 cm approx.

Hábitat

Marine and coastal species that nides on beaches and delta islets. It is nidified in the soil between low and slightly dense vegetation. Outside the breeding season it appears along the coast, preferably on sections of low coast.

Rutas ornitológicas donde los podemos observar

Captura-de-pantalla-2020-10-29-a-las-10.38.36
SM.01 Ruta BTT Cova da Serpe
Captura-de-pantalla-2020-10-29-a-las-10.33.51
SM.02 Ruta paseo fluvial de Carregal
Captura-de-pantalla-2020-10-29-a-las-10.29.32
SM.03 Ruta BBT Serra da Loba
Captura-de-pantalla-2020-10-29-a-las-10.26.38
SM.04 Ruta Val de Cambás
Captura-de-pantalla-2020-10-29-a-las-10.21.00
SM.05 Ruta Veiga do Mandeo
Captura-de-pantalla-2020-10-29-a-las-10.18.04
SM.06 Ruta da Veiga do Mandeo a Xielas