Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)

Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) - HBW 1, p. 525

French: Flamant du Chili German: Chileflamingo Spanish: Flamenco Chileno

Taxonomy: Phoenicopterus Chilensis Molina, 1782, Chile.
Sometimes considered subspecies of P. ruber. Monotypic.

Distribution: C Peru southwards through Andes to Tierra del Fuego; extends eastwards to S Brazil and Uruguay.