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.
Flamingo Extreme Facts & Oddities
Flamingo Week continues today with some interesting flamingo extremes and odd facts about this family of pink birds. Extremely Social Birds Flamingos live in colonies that may number thousands of individuals. Breeding is also ... more