There are at least four types of flamingos found in the world, with these, there are also sub-species pertaining to some of them.
The Greater Flamingo is the only one seen in North America, which is seen in the wet lands in Florida. The West-Indies have
a very similar looking bird known as the Caribbean Flamingo. The Eurasian Flamingo is found in the southern area of the continent,
which is likely a sub-species of the Greater Flamingo, identified by its pink and black bill. The Lesser Flamingo is found in
Africa, identified by it bright red bill none are native to North America. The Chilean Flamingo is recognized by its white and black
bill and its lightly coloured pink plumage.
|Click on the bird names listed below to see pictures of the Flamingos of North America|