American Flamingo

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The American Flamingo is a large species of Flamingo; closely related to Chilean Flamingo. It is 140cm in length; weight is around 3kg. most of the plumage is pink. The wing coverts are red and the primary and secondary flight feathers are black. Bill is pink and white with restricted black tip. Legs are entirely pink.

It is the only one flamingo which naturally inhabits North America.

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American Flamingo, Fort Worth Zoo
American Flamingo, Fort Worth Zoo
American Flamingo, Fort Worth Zoo

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