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Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus roseus

Description:

The first pic is of a juvenile. The next have some adults, which are distinguished by their more pink legs, beak and feathers. They get pink by ingesting Artemia salina, a small crustacean that is present in the saline waters.

Habitat:

It is found in parts of Africa, southern Asia (coastal regions of Pakistan and India), and southern Europe, in mudflats and shallow coastal lagoons with salt water.

Notes:

Parque Natural de Las Salinas de Santa Pola.

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Santa Pola, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Lat: 38.20, Long: -0.58

Spotted on Apr 8, 2012
Submitted on Apr 25, 2012

Reference

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