The Chilean Flamingo is a large type of flamingo found in parts of South America, where it is the most abundant and widespread of all flamingoes. It is considered to be Near Threatened with a decreasing population trend. It faces threats to its breeding habitat.
The Chilean Flamingo can be identified by its pink plumage, greyish legs, and pink "knee" joints.
From IUCN Red List: The Chilean Flamingo is listed as Near Threatened
on the IUCN Red List and was last assessed in 2014 by BirdLife International. This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected that it will undergo a moderately rapid population decline over the next three generations owing to egg-harvesting, hunting, disturbance and the degradation of its habitat.