FLAMINGOS   -   PHOENICOPTERIDAE


American Flamingo - Phoenicopterus ruber
American Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
Playa Bachas, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.
Unlike the other neotropical flamingos, this species is only found in coastal regions and never in the Andes. (S5)


American Flamingo - Phoenicopterus ruber
American Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
Playa Bachas, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.
(S1)


Chilean Flamingo - Phoenicopterus chilensis
Chilean Flamingo
Phoenicopterus chilensis
Trelew, Chubut province, Argentina.
(S6)


Andean Flamingo - Phoenicoparrus andinus
Andean Flamingo
Phoenicoparrus andinus
Laguna de los Pozuelos, Jujuy province, Argentina.
Most of these are Andean Flamingos, but there are a couple of James's Flamingos in the frame too. The Andeans show a huge amount of black in the folded wing, and have predominantly black bills. (D3)


Andean Flamingo - Phoenicoparrus andinus
Andean Flamingo
Phoenicoparrus andinus
Laguna de los Pozuelos, Jujuy province, Argentina.
(D7)


James's (Puna) Flamingo - Phoenicoparrus jamesi
James's (Puna) Flamingo
Phoenicoparrus jamesi
Laguna de los Pozuelos, Jujuy province, Argentina.
The one in the middle is a James's Flamingo, sometimes called Puna Flamingo. They show only a little black in the folded wing, and have mostly yellow bills. (D7)


James's (Puna) Flamingo - Phoenicoparrus jamesi
James's (Puna) Flamingo
Phoenicoparrus jamesi
Laguna de los Pozuelos, Jujuy province, Argentina.
(S6)



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