Lesser Flamingo

Phoeniconaias minor - Flamant nain

Flamant nain
adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Phoenicopteriformes

  • Family
    :

    Phoenicoptéridés

  • Genus
    :

    Phoeniconaias

  • Species
    :

    minor

Descriptor

Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, É, 1798

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 90 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 95 à 100 cm.
  • Weight
    : 2200 à 2700 g
Longevity

50 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) is a species of bird in the Phoenicopteridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Flamant nain,
  • Flamenco Enano,
  • Flamingo-pequeno,
  • Zwergflamingo,
  • kis flamingó,
  • Kleine Flamingo,
  • Fenicottero minore,
  • Mindre flamingo,
  • Dvergflamingo,
  • plameniak menší,
  • plameňák malý,
  • Lille Flamingo,
  • pikkuflamingo,
  • Kleinflamink,
  • flamenc nan,
  • Dvergflæmingi,
  • flaming mały,
  • mazais flamingo,
  • mali plamenec,
  • Малый фламинго,
  • コフラミンゴ,
  • 小红鹳 ,
  • 小紅鸛,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes, Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Salt Exploitation Sites, Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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