Thursday, November 27

Greater flamingo -Phoenicopterus roseus

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Indian bird - Greater flamingo - Phoenicopterus roseus
Indian bird - Greater flamingo - Phoenicopterus roseus

Biological classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Phoenicopteriformes
Family:Phoenicopteridae
Subfamily:-
Genus:Phoenicopterus
Species:P. roseus
Binomial name:Phoenicopterus roseus
Distribution: Africa, southern Asia (coastal regions of Pakistan and India), and southern Europe;
Feeding habits: small shrimp, seeds, blue-green algae, microscopic organisms and mollusks;
IUCN status listing:Least Concern

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Author: Yathin S Krishnappa | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
Current topic: Greater flamingo - Phoenicopterus roseus
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