Prunella collaris

Prunella collaris

Catalan: Cercavores
Spanish: Acentor alpino
English: Alpine accentor

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Prunellidae
Length: 15-17 cm
Wingspan: 30-32,5 cm

Live in areas of High Mountain, subalpine and alpine levels. There occupies scree and rocky zones are among permanent snowfields and small areas of vegetation as meadows or thickets of juniper and broom together. Often approach shelters and resorts, to search for food, which is very confident with the human presence. It breeds above 1,800 meters, but in winter you can de-locate to lower areas.

In breeding occupies most of the rocky Pyrenees. Outside the breeding dates, performs altitudinal movements that can lead to unusual places.

 

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