Scientific Name: Phoenicopterus ruber Common Name: Greater Flamingo
Identifying Features: pinkish-white body, pink bill with black tip, pink legs, legs turn dull in sub-adults
- The oldest known greater flamingo was a bird at the Adelaide Zoo in Australia that died aged at least 83 years.
- The greater flamingo is the largest living species of flamingo.
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