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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 )

What is the Tropics?

The tropics are the geographic region of the earth where the sun reaches a point directly overhead, the zenith, at least once during the solar year.

Are there any symptoms if a tropical bird has heart disease?

No. Birds are prey creatures, so they will hide any symptoms of illness until they are near death. If anything unusual is happening with your bird, taking it to the veterinarian is the only way to find out what it is. They will run blood and fecal tests to find the causes of problems. You should hav ( Full Answer )

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 )

What is tropics?

area between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capicorn, which has generally warm temp. because recevies the direct rays from the sun for much of the year.

What types of birds live in the tropical rain forest?

Many species of birds live in the tropical rain forests all aound the world. Some of them are: South America: Quetzal, macaw, hummingbirds, eagles, ovenbirds, antbirds, flycatchers, puff-birds, toucans, honey-creepers, wild turkeys etc. Australia: Cassowary, brolga, emerald dove, orange-fo ( Full Answer )

What is a list of tropical birds?

These are Asian birds: Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) Little Green Heron (Butorides striatus) S Spot-billed Duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) P S White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) P S Pallas's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus) P S White-rumped Vultur ( Full Answer )

Name of tropical black birds?

tropical blackbirds are called ani or anis...........tropical blackbird(s) is used quite often as a clue in crossword puzzles and ani or anis is always the answer .

What bird is grey and looks like a flamingo?

A grey bird that looks like a flamingo is an emu or ostrich. An Emu is female and an Ostrich is male. They are the fastest bird ever and are Australian animals. The emu appears on tehAustralian 50 cent coin with a kangaroo. Even though emus and Ostriches are the fastest birds, they can't fly. They a ( Full Answer )

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.

Are flamingos the only pink birds?

Flamingos are not the only birds containing pink. Since they are not born or do not intrinsically develop into pink birds, they obtain their pink pigment from their diet. The more carotene their diet contains, the more vibrantly pink their bodies become. The related link includes a short list of o ( Full Answer )

Where do tropical birds live?

In tropical rainforests, such as Panama, some in South Africa, Brazil, etc. As a matter of fact, I think you can find rainforests on every continent except Antarctica.

What are flamingo birds?

They are pink birds which eat shrimp which have a chemical in themwhich turn's the bird's plumage pink.

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Ive been searching all over as well. Tropical rain forest with hummingbirds. Every where I do find it they say it is no longer in stock and no longer carry that item. If you do find where I can purchase one please connect me April at i just purchased mine at theparagon. ( Full Answer )

What types tropical birds live in Mexico?

Some examples would include: . Tucan pico canoa/Keel-billed Toucan ( Ramphastos sulfuratus ) . Pajuil/Highland guan ( Penelopina nigra ) . Hocofaisan/Great curassow ( Crax rubra ) . Tinamu mayor/Great Tinamou ( Tinamus major ) . Perico frente naranja/Orange-fronted parakeet ( Aratinga canicu ( Full Answer )

Are blue jay birds tropical?

No. The blue jay is found in temperate zones of North America, mainly east of the Rockies.

Why do many birds live in tropical rain forest?

i believe it has alot to do with the humidity there has more moister so there skin don't dry out and lose there feathers it also has abundant food supply when i worked at a pet store i remember like having to mist them like almost every day so there skin dose not dry out

Can flamingo bird run?

Yes they can run, but they don't run very far because after a few steps they will take off and fly.

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.

Do tropical birds go around in groups?

It depends on what type of bird you are talking about. I know for a fact that love birds stay close to each other (hence the name).

Why are tropical birds are so colorful?

heat is the excelleratior in the evolution of most things so the tropical environment is conducive to faster evolution hence the tropical birds are evolving at a faster pace than those in non tropical environment's there for the diversity of color is more significant

What is the difference between a flamingo and a bird?

[1]A flamingo have webbed feet buy the bird don't have. [2]A flamingo have a long neck were as a bird have a short neck. [3]A flamingo have a long beak were as a bird have a short beak. [4]A flamingo is big were as a bird is small. [5]A flamingo is pink in color were as a bird is any col ( Full Answer )

What can flamingos do?

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

Is a love bird a tropical bird?

Lovebirds are a type of parrot. There are nine species. 8 are native to Africa and the other is native to Madagascar. See the related link for further information.