FEATHERY FRIDAY #79
We’re super excited to head down to South America for today’s adventure! We’re going to meet a flamingo and do some flamenco! Hahahaha!
MEET THE PUNA FLAMINGO!
Range/Habitat: West South Amercia/ wetlands-salt lakes
Diet: herbivores: microscopic algae
Length/Weight: 8”/3 ½-4 oz
Conservation Status: near threatened
- Puna flamingos are also known as James’s Flamingos.
- They are pink with red streaks.
- Puna flamingos are one of 3 South American flamingo species.
- Puna flamingos live in high altitude.
- They live in large flocks.
Puna flamingos do a fancy mating dance during breeding season. They even do it as a flock! Get on your dancing shoes!