Flaming Flamingo by paintingsheep

Wonderful orange flamingo..so vivid in my camera lens. Fun to wach these gangly birds twist themselves into the most unlikely positions.
The color of flamingos depends upon the amount and type of crustaceans and algae in their diet.

Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Infraclass: Neognathae
Order: Phoenicopteriformes
Fürbringer, 1888
Family: Phoenicopteridae
Bonaparte, 1831
Genus: Phoenicopterus Phoenicoparrus

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  • phil1950
    phil1950almost 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot Gena, love the eye, well done

  • Brenda Burnett
    Brenda Burnettalmost 5 years ago

    How beautiful this is. Love the colors. Brenda

  • Ainsley Kellar Creations
    Ainsley Kellar...almost 5 years ago

    Oh, WOW!!! What an amazing, breathtaking, eye-popping stunning image you’ve so expertly captured! Dazzling color, clarity and framing. Simply marvelous!!!

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunalmost 5 years ago

    lovely shot and framing,l like the curve of the beak

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1almost 5 years ago

    yess!! absolutely stunning closeup capture – and i know these are ‘busy’ birds so great timing to catch this

  • nysjoyce10
    nysjoyce10almost 5 years ago

    Beautifully captured!

  • snapdecisions
    snapdecisionsalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent Gena , just wish you had not cut off at the top , Trev

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic work and colors!

  • mscott207
    mscott207almost 5 years ago

    wow..what an amazing color..incredible capture my friend. beautifully done!!

  • Peggy  Woods Ryan
    Peggy Woods Ryanalmost 5 years ago

    aren’t they wild! Well done :-D

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