Birds

American Flamingo

American Flamingo – Phoenicopterus ruber
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Unmistakable. A tall, long-legged, long-necked pink bird with a short, down-curved bill. Wings have black tips and trailing edges.

Voice
Goose-like honking and cackling notes.

Habitat
Shallow coastal lagoons and mudflats.

Range
Resident in Bahamas, West Indies, Yucatan, northern South America, and Galapagos Islands. A casual visitor to U.S. coast from Carolinas to Texas.

http://birds.audubon.org/birds/american-flamingo

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