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Uploaded on Wednesday 04 Jan 2012 by Peter Prokosch

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), Elementaita Lake, Kenya

Year: 2012
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Greater Flamingo is fairly wide distributed over Africa, Southern Europe, Central/Southern Asia and Central America. Its main habitat are saline lagoons and salt lakes. In Eastern Africa it often mixes with the more common Lesser Flamingo, but has a less specific diet, such as crustaceans, molluscs,annelids and insects.
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