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Southern Sapin, S. France and East up to Kazakhstan, Middle East, N.W. and E. Africa.

Aquatic invertebrates, seeds of marsh grasses, algae and decaying leaves. Usually feeds with head, and most of neck under water.

Lives in saline lagoons and inland lakes. The world population is estimated at around 800.000 birds and is dispersed and migrating regurarly in small groups.

In Greece:
The Greater Flamingo is a regular migrant visitor in moderate numbers usually around March going up North and September-October when flying back to towards Africa. They mostly stop over in the wetlands of Thrace. During winter some birds will stay in the wetlands of Lesvos, Kos and Samos.


The picture was taken in Attica Park in Athens.
You can find information about the park at:

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