Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)

Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) - HBW 1, p. 525

French: Flamant nain German: Zwergflamingo Spanish: Flamenco Enano

Taxonomy: Phoenicopterus minor Geoffroy, 1798, no locality = Senegal.
In recent years, frequently included in genus Phoenicopterus, along with all other flamingos. Monotypic.

Distribution: Bulk of population in Rift Valley of E Africa; three further more or less discrete populations in Namibia/Botswana, Mauritania/Senegal and NW India/Pakistan.