Sākums Animals American Flamingo

American Flamingo


American Flamingo occurs in Caribbean and Galápagos. The population is increasing. The major threats are habitat destruction and disturbance within breeding colonies.


■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS, or Bonn Convention) as migratory species that is requiring international cooperation.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Phoenicopteriformes – flamingos
■ Family Phoenicopteridae – flamingos
■ Species Phoenicopterus ruber – American Flamingo

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