Flamingo Information Index
The flamingo has one of the most unique anatomies of all bird species, but the anatomy works together for the bird to thrive in a multitude of geographic locations.
There are behavioral characteristics that researchers have discovered apply to most flamingo species. Scientists are just now learning some of the background causes for flamingo behavior.
The specific location varies from species to species, and many species migrate for part of the year.
The filtering abilities and beaks vary from species to species, but most flamingos are able to filter shrimp, mollusks, crustaceans and insects from the muddy waters where they typically feed.
Flamingos are unique birds in that they participate in synchronized mating rituals and they often are monogamous with their mate.
Conservation of all flamingo species is vital to ensuring the health of the entire breed not just to save them from endangerment, but to keep them from becoming endangered or threatened.