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American Flamingo

Flamant des Caraïbes

Phoenicopterus ruber


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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the American Flamingo

B L W W W Family Latin Name
46" 116.8cm 60" 152.4cm 5.6lb. 2.5kg Phoenicopteridae Phoenicopterus ruber

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American Flamingo

Distribution: The American Flamingo was once called the Greater Flamingo and is considered part of the flamingos from the West Indies and Mexico. There appears to be a certain number of American Flamingos which can be seen in the heart of the southern Everglades. These flamingos are possiby returning waders from their nesting grounds from Caribbean islands. These flamingos have not been seen nesting in Florida.




References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society


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