Phoenicopterus ruber


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Phoenicopterus ruber

flamingo; the long-legged, long-necked wading birds that live in very large colonies on lakes. They have the unusual ability to stand on one leg with the head laid on the back for hours at a stretch.
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The Caribbean flamingo is also known as Phoenicopterus ruber.
Passive transfer of maternal antibodies to West Nile virus in flamingo chicks (Phoenicopterus chilensis and Phoenicopterus ruber ruber).
A number of globally threatened species such as the Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius and Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga are seen in the area; more than 3,000 Greater Flamingoes Phoenicopterus ruber have been counted, and more than 1% of the regional population of Broad-billed Sandpipers Limicola falcinellus migrate through in autumn and spring.
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