Red kite

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L’entroterra vastese è zona di alta concentrazione del rapace dalla coda di rondine: il nibbio. The hinterland of Vasto is an area of ​​high concentration of kites. To the careful observers is not difficult to spot them in this region, …

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Common firecrest

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The common firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) is a small bird in the kinglet family. Since it is 9 cm long, it is considered one of the smallest passerines in Abruzzo. It is a very pretty and colourful insectivore, with little difference …

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Common wood pigeon

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The common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) belongs to the Columba genus. About 40 cm long, it has the upper plumage of gray colour, except for a white patch on each side of the neck and on each wing. The chest …

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Eagle owl

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The Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) is the largest species of owl. It is 60-80 cm tall, with a wingspan of 1.60-2 m. The female is larger than the male and can exceed 4 kg in weight. The upper plumage of …

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Barn owl

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The barn owl (Tyto alba) is a nocturnal bird of prey of medium size, 34 cm long. The plumage is golden-brown on the back and white on the lower parts. The face is heart-shaped. The barn owl lives in parks, …

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Hoopoe

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The hoopoe (Upupa epops) is a bird of the Coraciiformes clad, in the Upupidae family. About 27-32 cm long, it has a fawn plumage, a thin tapered beak, a black-bordered erectable crest, round white wings and a tail with large …

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