Category: Flamingo Facts

  • How Big Do Flamingos Get

    How Big Do Flamingos Get

    Flamingos are very easy to spot and are unique birds in many ways. Long legs, bright pink/light orange or blue color feathers. While elegantly standing on one leg in shallow waters, they are either sleeping or filtering their catch of the day.¬†Flamingos are large birds. While most of the flamingo species are light in weight,…

  • Where Do Flamingos Live? Where to See Them in The Wild?

    Where Do Flamingos Live? Where to See Them in The Wild?

    As much as I would love to have a flamingo as a pet, I know it is not possible. And it is not about the money. It is illegal. So, I got curious about the climate and ecosystem that flamingos live in, and I wanted to know where would I need to go, to see these…

  • How Do Flamingos Make Babies?

    How Do Flamingos Make Babies?

    A new baby flamingo is born. But how flamingo adults mate? Here is what science has to say about how flamingos make babies. When flamingos are about six years old, they are ready to start mating. They will pair off and then engage in a variety of courtship rituals to find their mate. Females make…

  • What Does Flamingo Eat?

    What Does Flamingo Eat?

    Have you heard a saying ‘You Are What You Eat?’ Well, when it comes to Flamingos, this is so true. Because based on the food flamingos feed on, the color of their feathers will change. The pink color of flamingos feathers come from eating type of algae and invertebrates, and the pigments found in these…

  • How Many Species of Flamingo are There in The World?

    How Many Species of Flamingo are There in The World?

    Five feet tall, with a wingspan of up to 69 inches, flamingos are with no doubt very distinct birds, and it will not take much before anyone recognizes these birds. But what makes flamingos different and how many flamingo species there are still left? There are only six species of flamingos left in the world.…