American Flamingo

Phoenicopterus ruber
Conservation Status: Least Concern

The American Flamingo is a large, pink bird, resident along Trinidad’s west coast and adjacent mangrove estuaries. Young birds are white to light grey and obtain the pink colour from their diet as they mature.

Wing Span: 152 cm
Length: 120 - 145 cm
Weight: 2100 - 4100 g
American Flamingo, adult and immatures, Apr 2018

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