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Caribbean Flamingo

Caribbean Flamingos are the only flamingo to naturally inhabit North America. They stand between 3.9 - 4.6 ft in height, they have a wingspan of approximately 4.9 ft. and they weigh between 4.9 - 6.2 lbs .They are deep pink/red/orange in color and they have the brightest plumage of all flamingo species. As young birds they are grey in colour but their plumage slowly turns pink as they mature. Captured at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, Florida.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, f/8 @ 400 mm, 1/500, ISO 200, No Flash

Caribbean Flamingo