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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Phoenicopteridae.


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  • The most spectacular arrival are the greater and lesser flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber and Phoeniconaias minor) that flock to the pans in their thousands.

    Zambezian halophytics

  • In the Siwa Depression this includes the lesser flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor).

    Saharan halophytics

  • Other birds of conservation importance include the demoiselle crane (Anthropoides virgo) and lesser flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor).

    Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh

  • Both the greater and the lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber and Phoeniconaias minor) are found at these lakes, with the lesser flamingo outnumbering the greater by 100 to one.

    East African halophytics

  • Also, fears for the future of the Lesser Flamingo - Phoeniconaias minor - have also been raised by plans to pipe water from one of their key breeding areas, the shores of Lake Natron. - Articles related to Poor resurfacing job endangering lives

  • Phoeniconaias minor [Near Threatened] in the world.

    10,000 Birds

  • The only hospitable area during these times is the Nata Delta, which has a permanent water source and a small resident population of waterbirds including grebes (Podiceps spp.), cormorants (Phalacrocorax spp.), ducks and plovers (Charadrius spp.) with a few flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber, Phoeniconaias minor) and pelicans (Pelecanus spp.).

    Zambezian halophytics

  • Flamingos (the greater and lesser flamingos, Phoenicopterus ruber and Phoeniconaias minor) breed sporadically at only two main sites in southern Africa: Botswana’s Makgadigadi Pans and the Etosha Pan.

    Etosha Pan halophytics


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