Pretty in Pink
I love their delicate pink colors. They get the color from the algae they eat. The algae is blue-green itself but it contains the photosynthetic pigments that give the birds their pink color.
Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor)
Fort Worth Zoo
Phoeniconaias minorLesser FlamingoFort Worth ZoozooFort Worth Texasaquatic birdaquaticwater fowlnew species for meFlamingowaderspink feathersbeautifulNative to SubSaharan Africa and India and Pakistanadult lesser flamingosmallest flamingoclose upfeedingeating