Photo category:
Estuaries
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopteriformes
Flamingos
Birds
Animals
Vertebrates
Estuaries diorama

Photo of a juvenile Greater Flamingo, Phoenicopterus roseus. The juveniles are brown, the rose colour of the adults is a result of the feeding on invertebrates like Artemia salina on shallow saltmarches.