É. Geoffroy Sainte-Hilaire, 1798,
no locality = Senegal.
In recent years, frequently included in genus Phoenicopterus, along with all other flamingos. Monotypic.
Bulk of population in Rift Valley of E Africa; three further, more or less discrete populations in Namibia/Botswana/South Africa, Mauritania/Senegal and NW India/Pakistan.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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