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Faro, Portugal
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Phoenicopteriformes > Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus roseus

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Distributed from Africa and southern Europe through West Asia to South Asia. Very large, with long, "coat hanger" neck, big kinked bill, and very long pinkish legs. Plumage at rest whitish with pale pink blush and some deep pink often visible on closed wings. Flies with long neck and legs extended, when deep pink-and-black wing pattern striking.

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