Common Red pot

It is common in appearance, and similar in appearance to its relative the Common Focha, it is easy to recognize it by its front shield, red-hot, and the bill red with the yellow tip. It has a dark brown back and blackish plumage on almost the rest of the body. Its legs are greenish and have a red ring on top.

Ficha técnica

ORDEN: Gruiformes
FAMILIA: Rallidae
ESPECIE: Gallinula chloropus
LONGEVIDAD-AÑOS: about 10
PESO: between 190 and 500 gr
ENVERGADURA: 50-55 cm
LONGITUD: 32-35 cm

Hábitat

It is one of the most cosmopolitan birds. They can be found in any type of aquatic habitat, as long as their waters are more or less sweet.

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