Phoenicoparrus jamesi (Puna Flamingo)

Puna Flamingo

Dutch: James’ Flamingo

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




Female bird, 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: 130 mm
Length cranium: 53 mm
Width (cranium): 32 mm
Height (cranium): 28 mm
Alternative names: James’s Flamingo (en) Jamesflamingo (German), Flamant de James (French), Parina Chica¬† (Spanish)


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