Does a Greater Flamingo hibernate?

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No,Greater Flamingos like all Flamingos do not migrate. They do, on the other hand make a small distance migration, meaning that for a period of time they will not be in a certain area.
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What is hibernating?

Hibernation is when an animal goes to rest for the winter season to stay warm. Not all animals hibernate. Hibernating results in a deep sleep over a period of time that limits bodily functions. Many forest animals such as bears, deer, owls, and other warm blooded animals stock up on fat by eating ( Full Answer )

What is a flamingo?

A flamingo is a long legged pink feathered wading bird of Africa.It has a large down turned beak for sifting shallow lakes for shellfish etc which maintains the pink plumage. The broad pink wingshave black wing tips. There was also an aircraft of the 1930s called the De Havilland(UK) Flamingo. It wa ( Full Answer )

Can flamingos fly?

Yes, Greater flamingos fly about 350 miles per night duringmigration. A flamingo has to take a running start before it flies. The flock will fly in formations that take advantage of the windcurrents. The plastic flamingos that people have on their lawns do not fly.

Do flamingos hibernate?

No, flamingos that live near high mountain lakes and in northern climates, migrate to warmer places when it gets cold.

Are flamingos herbivores?

No, because they eat small fish. shrimp, algae, and other small creatures found in shallow water. Flamingos are omnivores.

How do flamingos move?

Flamingos walk on long, stilt like legs that are designed for wading in shallow water. They have webbed feet so they won't sink into the mud at the bottom of the water. When they fly, flamingos run a few steps into the wind; the flock will fly in formations that take advantage of the wind currents. ( Full Answer )

Are flamingos carnivores?

Flamingos are carnivores because their main food source is shrimp and other small creatures that live in shallow water.

What are flamingos enemies?

Flamingos live in areas with shallow water beside lakes and riverswhere there are few predators. Their most common predators arebirds of prey such as eagles and hawks passing over. The adultflamingos are not in danger from such predators because of theirlarge size, but their chicks are and they must ( Full Answer )

What is the habitat of flamingos?

The habitat of a flamingo is freshwater and saltwater lakes,marshlands and wetlands in both tropical and subtropical regions.The flamingo is found in Central and South America, the Caribbean,south west Europe, Asia and Africa. Any place that would grow a lotof algae. Flamingos like hot soda lakes as ( Full Answer )

How tall is a flamingo?

Different flamingos are different sizes. Yet the largest one can look a 40 year old man right in the eye! Maybe can even tower over him at 6' 3''.

What does flamingos eat?

They eat shrimp and some anchovies, as well. (It is the shrimp that accounts for the pink color of flamingos.)

What family are the flamingos in?

Phoenicopteridae . (I haven't got any flamingos in my family!- but next door might have one or two!)

How fast are flamingos?

Flamingos move at moderate rates. When they run, they don't run far, as soon as they've taken a few steps, they take of in flight.

Can flamingoes fly?

Yes, although because of their awkward proportions, it is difficult for them to take off.

How big can flamingos get?

The size of a flamingo depends on the species. The greater flamingostands between 110 and 150 centimeters tall. The lesser flamingoaverages 80 to 90 centimeters.

Why are flamingos important?

According to Biologists, flamingos serve an important role inbalancing the ecosystem by maintaining control of theoverpopulation of algae. Flamingosâ?? diet is blue-green algae andsmall shrimp in lakes.

What color are flamingos?

the color of flamingos is purple and giant red poka dots. some are also brown with small pink poka spots.

What are the flamingos defenses?

The flamingo has only one natural defense, and that is escape. At the first sign of danger, a flamingo will take flight, and all the other birds of the flock will follow suit, taking to the sky. This makes them difficult targets for natural predators.

What adaptations does a flamingo have?

Flamingos are uniquely adapted to survive in their wetland habitat. They have long legs and webbed feet which enable them to wade in water, and to swim. The webbed feet support them on the soggy ground of the wetlands, and stop them from sinking into the soft mud. Flamingos are characterised b ( Full Answer )

What is to hibernate?

hibernate means stand by HIBERNATION is a state of regulated hypothermia undergone by some animals to conserve energy during the winter. to pass the winter in a torpid or resting state to be or become inactive or dormant

Why is a flamingo called a flamingo?

It is called a flamingo because it comes from a Latin word called Phoenicopterus ruper , that means pink colored organism.

What are facts about Greater flamingos?

They can turn their head upsidedown and pump water back and forth. You can only see their black feathers when they fly. They stand on 1 foot to change body temp. They will march around when walking at times.

How do you get out of hibernation?

If you can't get out of hibernate, you (most likely) have a serious problem. Obviously you tried to turn it back on with the power button, so that can't be your problem. Try the Hard Drive in a different computer (the one you asked this question on) and see if it boots up. If not, take it to someone ( Full Answer )

What is java hibernate and how hibernate works?

Hibernate is an object-relational mapping (ORM) library for the Java language, providing a framework for mapping an object-oriented domain model to a traditional relational database. Hibernate solves object-relational impedance mismatch problems by replacing direct persistence-related database acce ( Full Answer )

How much distance does greater flamingoes travel to India?

Greater Flamingos live in stable or growing populations throughoutmuch of Asia. Those populations that live in the colder northernregions of Asia migrate to the coast of India to spend the winter.This can be a journey of several thousand kilometers.

What is a greater flamingo habitat?

Flamingos live in warm climates and inhabit the edges of lakes and swamps where they can eat shrimp, algae, and other small creatures that live in shallow water.

Are there Flamingos in Egypt?

Yes, the Greater Flamingo is found in Egypt in great numbers. The best place to see them in Egypt is Lake Qaran where numbers of Flamingos are up to 1000.

Are flamingos reptiles?

No flamingos belong to the bird family and not the reptile family as they have wings.

What can eat a flamingo?

Flamingos choose regions that have little food for other animals and avoid having many natural predators. They can be the target of large birds that move from place to place. Grown flamingos are not the target but the chicks are vulnerable and the parents must protect them and kept them close by.

Does a flamingo have teeth?

no but they have small comb like things called lammelae that strain the tiny food they eat! i am awesome

Why do flamingos stink?

It is because of all of the seafood that they eat. the food may leave an epic stench.but i bet you smell worse.

Why do greater flamingo migrate to India?

Due to the weather, the food is also more plentiful, giving them all the more reason to migrate. secondly,they are now adapted to flying elsewhere for the winter, and it is very hard for them to change their routine now.

Why hibernate technology called hibernate?

Hibernate nothing but persisting the data or saving the content nonvolatile. Hibernate methodology convert the database queries to object,perform the operation and persist the result.

Do hamsters hibernate and why d they hibernate?

No!! Hamsters are not true hibernators. Hamsters like to be in the range of 65 75 degree Fahrenheit. If the temperature drops below 40 degrees Fahrenheit they may go into a temporary hibernating state. This temporary hibernating state is called torpor: Torpor is a form of dormancy that is very simil ( Full Answer )

Are flamingos friendly?

My 8 year old son and I were at Arasta Gardens a month ago, and the tallest flamingo in the flock came up and nuzzled against the blond lad while touching his beak to the top of his head. Another bird, or the same one, repeated the procedure two minutes later. ENR

What are the migration routes of greater flamingos?

1. In winter, the northernmost colonies of greater flamingos in Asia will migrate south to the warmer coastal areas of Iran and India. Most other colonies will over winter if the weather stays mild. But these birds will move on if the weather turns bad.

Can you milk a flamingo?

Nope. Only a mammiferous is able to produce milk. However, they do produce a milk-like substance from the cells lining their crops which has similar properties to milk. This is used to feed their young until their beaks are fully developed.

Why are flamingoes endangered?

The main endangerment for flamingos is loss of habitat to human development and their habitats get poisoned by pollution.

What is a baby greater flamingo called?

The greater flamingo nests in colonies that often contain thousands of birds. Male and female birds build the nest together. The nest is a mound of mud, 12-20 inches in diameter, and, despite the circular trench the birds construct around it, the nest and egg are often destroyed by a rise in water l ( Full Answer )

What species is the greater flamingo in?

"Greater flamingo" is the common name for the species Phoenicopterus roseus. Originally, these birds were also known by the name Phoenicopterus antiquorum , reflecting the fact that they are both an Old World species and one of the earliest known to Western scientists. They have also previo ( Full Answer )

Do flamingos get tired?

there is no real way of telling but a theory shows that if a flamingo stood on one leg for that amount of time it would get pretty tired

What can flamingos do?

FLAMINGOS can eat so diff. from humans. They can fly which is also what a human cant do either.

Why are flamingos beautiful?

Flamingo's are pretty because they have awesome pink feathers. They get the awesome pink feathers from the color of the food they eat. :D

Is a flamingo curious?

Some birds are very intelligent. There is a case of a raven held inPrague zoo which learnt to say "Dont't do it" every time when onewoman opened a recycle bin. He was curious what effect it had. (Hewas previously reproached by the worker of the zoo for repeatedpecking into his foot by the words "Don ( Full Answer )