Birds of Colombia

    PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae (Flamingos)  
Genus: Phoenicopterus (1 species, 3 worldwide)


American Flamingo
American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

American Flamingo
American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) Immature
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Typical group feeding in shallows.


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