Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber (roseus)
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Larger than the lesser flamingo, the greater flamingo is readily identified by its pink bill with black tip, grey with black tip in the immature. Usually seen on alkaline lakes, it can be found on fresh water and along the coast. These photos were taken at Ndutu and Lake Eyasi. The right lower photo is courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek; the left 3rd row photo is courtesy of Stuart Webb; the 5th row photo is courtesy of Michael Oates; click the left lower photo to see more.
 
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Siegfried Woldhek, Michael Oates, Paul Oliver, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 1-23-17