Baking: American Flamingo

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Phoenicopterus ruber

Length: 45-50 in Wingspan: 55-65 in Weight: 5-6 lbs

Identification:

Flamingo with white facial skin, pink bill and legs..

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Distribution:

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Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

Have you ever tried eating upside down? The American Flamingo’s odd-shaped bill acts as a filter: these birds bend their long necks to dip their bills (upside down) in the water, then sift out the tiny crustaceans that form their diet and give them their distinctive pink color.

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References:

Neotropical Birds

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Teresa Root says:

    Very nice! It really looks like a flamingo!

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