Chilean Flamingo

Phoenicopterus chilensis - Flamant du Chili

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Phoenicopteriformes

  • Family
    :

    Phoenicoptéridés

  • Genus
    :

    Phoenicopterus

  • Species
    :

    chilensis

Descriptor

Molina, 1782

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 105 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 95 à 100 cm.
  • Weight
    :
Longevity

50 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Flamant du Chili
adult
Flamant du Chili
adult

Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) is a species of bird in the Phoenicopteridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Flamant du Chili,
  • Flamenco Chileno,
  • Flamingo-chileno,
  • Chileflamingo,
  • chilei flamingó,
  • Chileense Flamingo,
  • Fenicottero del Cile,
  • Chileflamingo,
  • Chileflamingo,
  • plameniak čilský,
  • plameňák chilský,
  • Chileflamingo,
  • chilenflamingo,
  • flamenc de Xile,
  • Roðaflæmingi,
  • flaming chilijski,
  • Čīles flamingo,
  • čilski plamenec,
  • Чилийский фламинго,
  • チリーフラミンゴ,
  • 智利红鹳,
  • 智利紅鸛,

Voice song and cries

Flamant du Chili
adult

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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