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Flamingos

Order: Phoenicopteriformes
Family: Phoenicopteridae
Genus: Phoenicopterus

Species on page

Chilean flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis)
American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)
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Chilean flamingo
Phoenicopterus chilensis

Chile

Overhead

flamingo

Salar Lakes, Atacama Desert

Chilean flamingo
Phoenicopterus chilensis

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> American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)

Galápagos

Flamingo

galapagos

American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Floreana, Galápagos
June 28, 2015
Canon 7Dmark2

In keeping with my observations of unusual bird eye color in the Galápagos, the flamingos have yellow orange eyes.

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Flamingos

galapagos

American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Floreana, Galápagos
June 28, 2015
Canon 7Dmark2
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Lined up

galapagos

American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Floreana, Galápagos
Canon 7Dmark2
June 28, 2015
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Mexico

Bashful

flamingo

Puerto Vallarta
Canon Pro90IS 2003

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Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

Tanzania

Not in the pink

flamingo
Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Near Arusha
2004

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Lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)
Rondevlei, Cape Peninsula

Flamingo in flight

flamingo

Lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)
Rondevlei, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
June 4, 2014

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Flamingo taking off

flamingo taking off

Lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)
Rondevlei, South Africa
June 4, 2014

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Misc

Flamingo

flamingo
Harvey Drive
Summit, New Jersey
July 4, 2015
Canon 7Dmark2

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Last modified: March 29, 2015
Created: December 8, 2010
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