Marybel's Blog: HIBERNAN ANIMALS AND MIGRANT ANIMALS
- Author: Adam Floyd Feb 04, 2018,
Feb 04, 2018, 6:25
Today we have been working hibernation and migration of some animals. We have chosen two animals that hibernate during the winter: the bear and the hedgehog; and two animals that migrate during the winter: the swallow and the stork. The brown bear is a plantígrado animal, which means that to walk supports all its weight on the soles of the feet, just like us.Es the terrestrial animal largest of all Iberian fauna and lives in burrows that are called oseras.Su feed is composed basically of fruits, buds and tender leaves. The bear eats a lot during the fall to have fat reserves during hibernation. Wake up with good weather, in spring. COMMON OR EUROPEAN Hedgehog The hedgehog is a small mammal covered by sharp spikes that it uses against its predators. Like the bear, it is a plantígrado.Su animal is based on worms and snails, although it can also eating grasshoppers, small birds, lizards ... During the winter hibernates in nests covered with foliage. The hedgehog is the largest insectivore that lives in the Iberian Peninsula. In Spain, in addition to the common hedgehog
It is insectivorous, it feeds on flies and mosquitoes.
It is a migratory bird that lives among us and builds its nests on roof spoilers. > Your biggest enemy can become the cat.More news: Location | Chapala Ecology Station || Chapala Ecological Station | Baylor University
Its plumage is white on the belly area and black on the top. Its throat has reddish tones.
As temperatures begin to decline migrates to North Africa to spend there winter. Come back in spring, if you find the nest of the previous year go back to occupy it.