Saturday, 3 March 2012

Feeding Flamingo


A "Greater Flamingo" (Phoenicopterus roseus) at Lion Park, Jersey Gold. The traditional pink colour derives from their diet of shrimps. Captive birds are paler due to the lack of shrimp in their diet.

A contribution to Weekend Reflections.

3 comments:

Lea said...

Wonderful, beautiful flamingo!
Have a blessed week-end!
Lea
Lea's Menagerie

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Very nice reflection.

Regards and best wishes

Caroline said...

Gosh - an African bird in Jersey. Exotic!