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large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill

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AirTran Airways and Akron-Canton Airport 'peppered' north-east Ohio with 3,000 pink plastic yard flamingos, as well as with four teal misfits as a tribute to the airline's direct routes between Akron-Canton and Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando.
Flamingos usually construct a nest out of mud but prefer the bark placed on the island to help the Eider ducks breed.
If you've only got one or two plastic flamingos, it's cheesy, but when you've got a dozen or more, it makes a very humorous statement, especially if you've got the original kind designed by Don Featherstone in the 1950s,'' says Janie Baker, who has planted her half-acre yard in Panoramma City with '50s whimsy that includes these flamingos.
The Flamingo is a tropical oasis in the style of "old Las Vegas," with pools, lagoons, waterfalls and namesake flamingos flirting at the edges.
Following last year's pioneering project at the WWT Washington Wetland Centre, which saw juvenile flamingos Frankie, Nico, Phil, Flo and Fran successfully integrated into the reserve's adult flock, aviculture expert Owen Joiner has now taken the role of father figure to a new clutch of fluffy youngsters.
1] (thiamine), C (ascorbic acid), and E ([alpha]-tocopherol); and trace elements copper, selenium, and zinc for greater flamingos (Phoeniconaias [Phoenieopterus] rubeus) and lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor).
Dr Shahid Bashir Khan, associate scientist at EAD's Terrestrial and Marine Biodiversity Sector, pointed out that it is quite unusual to have Greater Flamingos breed in this part of the world.
While doing their annual count of Flamingos on the banks of Aktoriri salt lake on the eastern mediterranean island, they witnessed - and captured on film - a marvelous site: the extremely rare black Flamingo.
Frozen blood samples from 13 species of free-ranging birds (n = 65) and captive Chilean flamingos (Phoenicopterus chilensis) (n = 46) housed outdoors in the Chicago area were screened for Plasmodium.
IExperts at a Midland nature centre are losing track of their flamingos - because they're such a PASSIONATE bunch.
MILLBURY -- The students and staff of Assumption School were surprised to find a flock of 40 pink flamingos roosting in the school's front yard on Wednesday morning.
This year, flamingos began building nests at two sites within the reserve.
They moved into the adult enclosure this April, bringing the total number of flamingos to 66.
If you prefer your flamingos on the muted side, look to White Stuff's linen A-line flamingo skirt, PS45 (whitestuff.