Garceta común

It has the plumage completely white. During the summer, it has in the crown 2 very long, narrow and pointed feathers that stand out from behind. Black bill with the base of the lower jaw greenish grey. Black legs with yellow fingers. The iris is yellow. Young specimens are similar to adults.

Ficha técnica

ORDEN: Ciconiiformes
FAMILIA: Ardeidae
ESPECIE: Egretta garzetta
LONGEVIDAD-AÑOS: 6 to 7
PESO: 450-550 gr approx.
ENVERGADURA: 88-106 cm
LONGITUD: between 55-65 cm approx.

Hábitat

They are found in different wet, natural or artificial areas, with calm waters and abundant vegetation.

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