Species Phoenicopterus minor (E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1798) (Lesser flamingo)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Phoenicopteriformes
  • --- family: Phoenicopteridae
  • ---- species: Phoenicopterus minor
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 100 cm; dark red bill with black tip; plumage colour variable but usuall pinkish with crimson and black on the wings; pink legs
References:Sinclair 1994: 60
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