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Kubaflamingo

American flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber / American flamingo

Kubaflamingos
Habitat
Lagoons and salt sinks
Continent
Nordamerika
Food
Plankton such as small crustaceans, insects and worms
Gestation/breeding period
about 29 days
Mode of life
Huge colonies with up to 20,000 breeding pairs
Class
Birds
Order
Flamingos

Did you know that?

~ 1,60 m
size

2 - 4 kg
weight

~ 50 years
age

How endangered are American flamingos?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Kubaflamingos
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

The American flamingo´s nests are self-made mud cones up to half a metre high.

Kubaflamingos im Zoo Dresden

American flamingo at the zoo tour

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