P. L. Sclater, 1886,
Sitani, at foot of Isluga Volcano, Tarapacá, Chile.
In recent years, frequently included in genus Phoenicopterus, along with all other flamingos. Monotypic.
Restricted to limited zone in Andes, c. 15°–26° S, comprising extreme S Peru, W Bolivia, N Chile and NW Argentina; also small numbers around the lowland Laguna Mar Chiquita in NC Argentina.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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