The American flamingo is found in tropical wetlands. A migratory shallow water bird that gets its distinctive color from the pink crustaceans it feeds on. It also consumes algae.

Phoenicopterus ruber (American Flamingo) 1

The American flamingo is found in tropical wetlands. A migratory shallow water bird that gets its distinctive color from the pink crustaceans it feeds on. It also consumes algae.

bird migratory wetland saline brackish shellfish wading tropical Animalia Chordata Aves Phoenicopteriformes

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
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Date Created2016-08-31
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