Phoenicoparrus andinus (Andean Flamingo)

Andean Flamingo

Dutch: Andesflamingo

Order: Phoenicopteriformes
Family: Phoenicopteridae
Genus: Phoenicoparrus
Species: Phoenicoparrus andinus

Rampotheca absent. Many thanks to the Royal Belgian institute of natural sciences, Brussels, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 150 mm
Length cranium: 56 mm
Width (cranium): 35 mm
Height (cranium): 29 mm
Alternative names: Andenflamingo (German), Flamant des Andes (French), Parina Grande (Spanish)