Phoenicopteriformes

Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)

HBW 1, p. 508

  • Large waterbirds with long neck and legs, and unique downcurved bill adapted to filter-feeding.
  • All regions except Australasian and Antarctic.
  • Shallow waterbodies, normally saline, brackish or alkaline; coastal or inland, from sea-level up to c. 5000 m.
  • 3 genera, 5 species, 6 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 1
  • 3
  • 1
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3 genera, 5 species

695 files covering
3 genera (100%)
5 species (100%)

 

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3 genera (100%)
5 species (100%)
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3 genera (100%)
5 species (100%)
    10 sound recordings covering
3 genera (100%)
4 species (80%)
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