Common Zampullin

In the breeding season it has a bridal plumage in which the throat and neck stand out red, with a yellow spot on the membranous part of the base of the bill. The rest of the year the plumage is not showy, being greyish brown with the darker dorsal area.

Ficha técnica

ORDEN: Podicipediformes
FAMILIA: Podicipedidae
ESPECIE: Tachybaptus ruficollis
LONGEVIDAD-AÑOS: about 20
PESO: 150-200 gr
ENVERGADURA: about 40-45 cm
LONGITUD: 25-29 cm

Hábitat

All kinds of wet areas: reservoirs, lagoons, rivers… even in those places without any vegetation that provides them with protection, getting to place the nest in the strangest places (pipes, chains, etc.).

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