Gallery description : greater flamingo pictures

Flamingo is a bird that lives in large lakes and plant less lagoons. It has a feathers skin type. This type of birds have 100cm - 180cm (59in - 71in) wing span. The preferred food type is omnivore. The average weight is 2kg - 4kg (4.4lbs - 8.8lbs). These birds usually live 15 - 30 years. The maximum speed it is able to reach is 50km/h (31mph).

Facts about flamingos
NameFlamingo
Life Span15 - 30 years
Top Speed50km/h (31mph)
ColourPink, orange, blue, white
DietOmnivore
FamilyPhoenicopteridae
Size (H)100cm - 150cm (39in - 59in)
LifestyleFlock
Weight2kg - 4kg (4.4lbs - 8.8lbs)
Scientific NamePhoenicopterus
HabitatLarge lakes and plant less lagoons
TypeBird
Main PreyAlgae, fish, insects
ClassAves
OrderPhoenicopteriformes
Conservation StatusLeast concern
GenusPhoenicopterus
PredatorsHuman, eagles, wild dogs
Wing Span100cm - 180cm (59in - 71in)
PhylumChordata
Skin TypeFeathers
Average Clutch Size1
KingdomAnimalia
Distinctive FeaturesLong, curved beak and sleep standing on one leg
Image Details
Description Greater flamingo pictures. Description Greater flamingo galapagos.JPG
Width 1975 pixels
Heigh 1691 pixels
File type JPG
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