Buteo buteo

Buteo buteo

© Armindo Ferreira

Description: Resident Raptor. The plumage of the dorsum is usually brown, while the breast presents a lighter color, being evident in the superior part of this a white band, in the form of half-moon. The head has a rounded appearance, the wings are broad and the tail is short.

Habitat: Forests, woods and near fields of cultivation.

Where to find in Arouca Geopark: Freita Mountain ; Regoufe.

Conservation state:

Berne Convention (Annex III)

Red Book of Vertebrates of Portugal - Little worrisome