Flamingos: Facts and Information

James’ flamingos in Salar Uyuni, Bolivia. Photo: Christian-Mehlfuhrer. Classification  Flamingos belong to the Phoenicopteridae family. Close relatives  Flamingos’ closest relatives are the grebes. Likewise, flamingos and grebes are more closely related to pigeons and doves than to other water birds of similar appearance. Conservation The biggest threats are the loss of habitat due to pollution, […]

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