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Caribbean Flamingo

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The Caribbean Flamingo is one of the largest in the flamingo family, and the only flamingo to naturally occur in North America.
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Description

Latin Name: Phoenicopterus ruber Conservation Status: Least Concern
Distribution: Galapogos Islands, Colombia, Mexico, South Florida and the Caribbean
 
The Caribbean Flamingo is mainly pink in colour. The wing coverts are a darker red, while their flight feathers are black. Their legs are a stark pink, while their pink bill is tipped with black. This large birds height normally ranges from 120 - 140 cm. This flamingo is also known as the Rosy Flamingo.
 

         
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