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Phoenicopterus ruber by Sebastian  Padron on 500px

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Blue flamingos (Aenean phoenicopteri) have been found in the Isla Pinzon archipelago, (in the Galapagos Islands) on January 23rd, 2012. As it has a long beak and long, thin legs, the people who spotted the species recognized the animal almost immediately. Unlike the American flamingo, blue flamingos have bright blue feathers, yellow eyes and short bodies.The bird has been named "South American Blue Flamingo".

Blue flamingos (Aenean phoenicopteri) have been found in the Isla Pinzon archipelago, (in the Galapagos Islands)

Most species of flamingo are a pinky/orange colour, some however can be white, black or even blue. The colour of the flamingo comes from the flamingo eating a type of algae that then turns the flamingo into the bright pink pink that we are so familiar with.

Most species of flamingo are a pinky/orange colour, some however can be white, black or even blue. The colour of the flamingo comes from the flamingo eating a type of algae that then turns the flamingo into the bright pink pink that we are so familiar wit

Flamencos azules (Aenean phoenicopteri) se han encontrado en el archipiélago Isla Pinzon, (en las Islas Galápagos) el 23 de enero de 2012. Sólo trece flamencos se sabe que aun existen en todo el mundo.

" Blue flamingoes " seen at the galapagos islands - Flamingos whose sole diet is blue-green algae are darker in color compared to those who get it second hand (e. from animals that have digested blue-green algae).

pictures of galapagos flamingo | Bird of the Day: Greater Flamingo (Galapagos Islands, Ecuador)

Bird of the Day: Greater Flamingo (Galapagos Islands, Ecuador)

Boney stand on one leg flamingo - Greater Flamingo (Galapagos Islands, Ecuador)

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