The flamingo is a species of long-legged bird that lives in groups. This bird’s habitat consists of large shallow lakes, lagoons, mangroves, and sandy islands. 4 species of flamingo in America and 2 types of flamingo in the Old World.
Flamingos often stand on one leg. The reasons for this are not widely known. Some say that the flamingo has the ability to make half of its body is in a state of sleep in such a position, but this has not been proven enough. Some say that the standing position on one leg is to keep the feet from getting wet, with the intention of conserving energy. Because they stand above water, flamingos use their webbed feet which are also used to stir mud in search of food. The flamingo filters the water to get the shrimp. Their beaks are shaped in such a way as to adapt to filter water and mud for food.
Unique Flamingo and Its Activity Gallery
Fancy Flamingo in Doodle Art
Standing Alone Flamingo
Flamingo’s Characteristics and Habitat
The habitat of this bird consists of large shallow lake areas, mangroves, lagoons, and sandy islands. Flamingos are also found in warm, shallow, and watery areas. Then the flamingo bird needs a very wide habitat, such as estuaries and salt or alkaline lakes in Africa, Asia, Central America, North America, South America, and Europe.
This flamingo bird is easy to adapt, this bird can live in hot volcanic lake areas, and also in ice lakes from the Andes mountains. A group of flamingos taking off presents a truly magnificent sight.
This bird collects speed by flapping its wings continuously while the bird is flying. A group can reach speeds of 31-37 mph. Birds often migrate over great distances, including trips spanning more than 300 miles on a stretch in one night. Flamingos can live up to 20 to 30 years in the wild. Although this bird may live up to 50 years in captivity.
The characteristics of this flamingo bird have a special appearance, for example that, under certain circumstances, the flamingo will change color to pink. This bird has a long neck, tortuous, long legs. This is a sign if this one bird has influence in the middle of the flock, ruling among the group and the ruler of the area.
The fur is also considered to be an indication of the owner’s social position. Because the feathers can change color when the female flamingo is laying eggs. So that it can be known which ones are successful in breeding and which birds are influential among the group.
A New Cute Flamingo
Daisy Duck With A Flamingo
Big and Old Flamingo
Flamingo Finding the Food
The Uniqueness of Flamingo
There are many things that make flamingos look special and popular. Anyone would be fascinated by the flamingo’s pink feathers. Not only that, but this one animal also has a unique habit. They like to sleep standing on one leg with their head tucked into their body.
But sometimes it also loses its balance. For example, such as cleaning fur or making a sound. This behavior includes the flamingo’s efforts to reduce muscle fatigue. Because the bird is seen standing alternately with one leg and the other. Sometimes a dead flamingo can still be seen standing on one leg without any external help.
This bird has an interesting food hunting technique, namely by stirring mud and water with long legs and webbed feet. Flamingos live in groups called flocks or colonies. large groups provide safety for predators (flamingos have few natural predators).
Especially when they eat with their heads underwater. They share the same responsibility in raising their children. Flamingos with male and female sexes together build a nest, then the female bird will lay one egg.
One Foot Standing Flamingo
Flamingo and Sunny Sun
Fancy and Classy Flamingo
Many Pattern in A Flamingo For Coloring
Two Beautiful Flamingos
Three Awesome Flamingo in Swamp
Two Loving Flamingo in Flower Border
Sunny Flamingo and Coconut Tree
Close Eyes Walking Flamingo
Detailed Old Flamingo
Flamingo in Flower and Leafs in it
One Foot Standing Flamingo on Grass
Body of Flamingo and Two Big Flowers
Three Beautiful Flamingos and Beautiful Scenery
We hope you enjoy yourself with us. Flamingo is a unique animal, they often stand with one foot only. They have a pink color, so that in coloring, you may color it with pink for the dominant color.