Friday, 28 December 2012

Pretty 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.

For Weekend Reflections.

6 comments:

HansHB said...

Lovely photo!

Valerie said...

Pretty indeed, Gerald, and thanks for the info about this breed's colouring. Happy New Year!

Laura said...

so beautiful I've never seen a white flamingo thank you for sharing this lovely creature with us. Happy New Year!

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful bird and a terrific reflection for the day, Gerald!!

Taken For Granted said...

The flamingo is a regal bird. Love the balance of bird and it's reflection in your photo.

'Tsuki said...

So gracious... Lovely pic !