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 colonial, with birds typically separating into smaller groups of 7-25 pairs. Breeding follows synchronized dancing displays... Read more »
The Lesser Flamingo is the smallest type of flamingo out of the six global species. It is found in parts of Africa and India (the populations are separate).
Lesser Flamingos are usually associated with very highly alkaline bodies of water, from which they feed on a specific kind of algae.
Lesser Flamingos are considered to be Near Threatened. They are the most numerous species of flamingo, yet their population is trending downward and they face threats to their few major breeding wetland sites.
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It's Flamingo Week and we're sharing some new Flamingo t-shirts for our T-Shirt Tuesday! Read more »
We're celebrating flamingos this week! Let's learn about these pink beauties -- here are some frequently asked questions about flamingos. Why do flamingos stand on one leg? The true reason that flamingos often stand one leg has long been debated. One popular theory is that a bird can conserve body... Read more »
Join us this week as we celebrate flamingos! There are six species of flamingo in the world and you can find them all here on Birdorable! American Flamingo James's Flamingo Greater Flamingo Chilean Flamingo Lesser Flamingo Andean Flamingo The Read more »