Baking: American Flamingo


Phoenicopterus ruber

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


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




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.

Make your own bird cookies!

Cookie Recipe

Homemade cookie cutter guide


Neotropical Birds

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