TAB IN ENGLISH Translated
by FELIPE BENAVIDES
Size: 42-49 cm
They live in lagoons, wetlands and marshes. They are more
abundant in winter as more individuals -migrating from the
north of Europe- arrive.
They feed on aquatic vegetation, molluscs and crustaceans.
They present sexual dimorphism. The adult male has a reddish
head and light-colour back, nearly the same as the flank,
while the female has a speckled greyish and brown, with dim
They are sedentary and plentiful in winter.