Thursday, November 27

Lesser flamingo - Phoenicopterus minor

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Indian bird - Lesser flamingo - Phoenicopterus minor
Indian bird - Lesser flamingo - Phoenicopterus minor

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

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Image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lesser-flamingos.jpg
Author: Charles J Sharp | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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