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Location

Western Coast Park, Western Cape
South Africa

Metadata

Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 528 mm
Exposure 1/1000 s, f/5.6, ISO 250 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Phoenicopteriformes   Family  Phoenicopteridae

Deutsch  Zwergflamingo Dutch  Kleine Flamingo
Italian  Fenicottero minore Spanish  Flamenco Enano

Comments

The Lesser Flamingo which inhabits the lake district of East Africa and parts of South Africa, Madagascar and India, is the most abundant. It is also the smallest and the deepest in colour. In ancient Rome, flamingo tongues were eaten as a rare delicacy.




 

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    18/11/2010

Lesser Flamingo
Phoeniconaias minor
Flamant nain

Jean-Michel PAULUS