All About Flamingoes
Flamingos have webbed feet, very long legs, and a beak bent down as if broken.
The name “flamingo” was derived from a Spanish and Latin word “flamenco”, meaning “fire”
There are 6 speciesof flamingo.
A flamingo’s eye is larger than its brain!
Chicks are born with gray feathers.
Weight: 1.4-4 kg
Length: 3.3-4.6 feet
Habitat: Lakes, lagoons and swamps
Lifespan: 20-30 years
Diet: Flamingo are omnivores eating algae, insects and small fish
The legs of a flamingo are longer than its body.
Flamingos sit by extending their legs backwards.
Flamingos are highly sociable birds and live in colonies together which protect them from predators
The collective name for a group is a Stand or Flamboyance.