Gavión atlántico

Large seagull, with dark back and pink legs. It has a powerful beak to eat seabird pups and duck pups, swallowing them whole. In summer the head is white, while in winters it has fine grey spots.

Ficha técnica

ORDEN: Charadriiformes
FAMILIA: Laridae
ESPECIE: Larus marinus
LONGEVIDAD-AÑOS: 10 to 20
PESO: 1.2 to 1.8 kg
ENVERGADURA: about 145-165 cm
LONGITUD: between 61-78 cm approx.

Hábitat

It has its nests in coastal areas, choosing locations in the upper parts of the cliffs or rocky areas. It also breeds on lagoon islands.

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