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Chilean Flamingo

Phoenicopterus chilensis

Description:

The plumage is pinker than the slightly larger Greater Flamingo, but less so than Caribbean Flamingo. It can be differentiated from these species by its greyish legs with pink "knees", and also by the larger amount of black on the bill (more than half).

Habitat:

It breeds in temperate South America from Ecuador and Peru to Chile and Argentina and east to Brazil;

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LisaGrant
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LisaGrant

Argentina

Spotted on Jan 9, 2011
Submitted on May 21, 2011

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