Greater Flamingo

Greater Flamingo

News: Recently, a greater flamingo was rescued from Najafgarh wetland, bordering Haryana.

 Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) is the state bird of Gujarat.
 They are mainly found in shallow waters of lagoons, lakes, estuaries, and muddy beaches. Of the six species of flamingos in the world, two are found in India: the tallest of them, the greater flamingo and the smallest one, the lesser flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor).
 They are taller, with black-tipped light pinkish beaks, yellowish eyes and pinkish-white body colour.
 IUCN Status – Least Concern

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