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Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus   - Feeding behaviour
Greater Flamingo
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Marine National Park, Narara, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Date : 11 January 2015
English synonyms:Flamingo, Red Flamingo, Roseate Flamingo, Scarlet Flamingo
Bird Family :Phoenicopteridae - Flamingos
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :In the deep water of the salt pan, Greater Flamingos keep their head down in the water and their legs up. They hold their weight on their heads to feed in deep water. - PM