Have you ever seen a flamingo in real life? From the strange flamingo legs to their pink feathers, these gregarious birds are a cool sight. Let’s learn about flamingos with our flamingo facts coloring pages!
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Did you know that baby flamingos are born with a straight bill and downy feathers? They’re so adorable! If you want to learn more about these amazing birds, keep reading because we have some cool and interesting facts about flamingos!
Flamingo facts FOR KIDS
- Flamingos are birds known for their bright pink feathers, long legs, and long curvy necks.
- These types of birds are considered a symbol of grace and beauty.
- There are 6 species of flamingo, including the greater flamingo, Chilean flamingo, lesser flamingo, Caribbean flamingo, Andean flamingo, and puna flamingo.
- Flamingo chicks are fed a special substance called “crop milk” that is produced by both male and female flamingos. It is a highly nutritious secretion similar to human milk that helps in the growth and development of young flamingos.
- Caribbean flamingos live throughout the Caribbean islands and along the northern coast of South America.
- A group of flamingos is called a “flamboyance.”
- The “backward-bending Knees” are actually not flamingo’s knees, they are actually their ankles.
- There are about 39,000 Andean flamingos. They are considered stable but classified as vulnerable.
- Flamingos have long necks and legs which help them wade through shallow waters.
- Flamingos get their pink plumage from their food: algae, small seeds, brine shrimp, fly larvae, and other plants and animals.
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Flamingo facts coloring pages are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
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This pdf file includes two coloring sheets loaded with Flamingo facts that you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!
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