The flamingo is one of the most popular birds across the world because of its red-purple-colored feather. They love to thrive in the shallow lakes, mangrove swamps, and sandy islands of Africa, Asia, America, and Europe. Humans know about 6 subspecies of flamingos. We will be listing some of the amazing and adorable Flamingo wallpapers, Let’s also discuss some of the amazing facts about Flamingo,
- The feather color of flamingos is the result of thier diets and there is a pigment present in the food known as carotenoids which are responsible for the red and pink colors of their feathers. They like to eat shrimps, algae, and crustaceans.
- Flamingos hold thier breath while feeding.
- They are migratory birds and fly up to 37 miles per hour and travel distances of over 300 miles to reach their new habitat.
- The bird species spent 15-30% of the day cleaning their feathers because of the oil produced in the special gland spread along the feathers.
- Flamingo loves to stay in large groups known as colonies and these colonies can be of million birds.
- Flamingos are monogamous bird species which means they just have one partner and produce one egg each year.
- The avarage lifespan of flamingos is between 20 to 30 years.