The James's Flamingo is a smaller species of flamingo found in western parts of South America. It is a non-migratory species, breeding and wintering around alkaline lakes of the Andes mountains. It is also known as the Puna Flamingo.
The James's Flamingo is considered to be Near Threatened. Threats to their wetland habitat from mining and tourism impact the species, although the population is trending stable as of April 2018.
From IUCN Red List: The James's 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 primarily to habitat loss and degradation.