Andean flamingo (Phoenicoparrus andinus)

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General Information

Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae) are gregarious, long-lived birds that inhabit saline wetlands and breed in colonies (del Hoyo 1992, pp. 509-519; Caziani et al. 2007, pp. 277). The Andean flamingo is the largest member of the Phoenicopteridae family in South America, reaching an adult height of 3.5 feet (ft) (110 centimeters (cm)) (Fjelds[aring] and Krabbe 1990, p. 86). This waterbird is native to low-, medium-, and high-altitude wetlands in the Andean regions of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru (BirdLife International (BLI) 2008, p. 1; del Hoyo 1992, p. 526).

  • Countries in which the the Andean flamingo, Wherever found is known to occur:  Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
2010-09-16 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2008-12-24 00:00:00.0 73 FR 79226 79254 Listing Three Foreign Bird Species From Latin America and the Caribbean as Endangered Throughout Their Range; Proposed Rule
2010-08-17 00:00:00.0 75 FR 50814 50842 Listing Three Foreign Bird Species - Andean flamingo (Phoenicoparrus andinus), the Chilean woodstar (Eulidia yarrellii), and the St. Lucia forest thrush (Cichlherminia lherminieri sanctaeluciae)- from Latin America and the Caribbean as Endangered Throughout Their Range; Final Rule
1991-12-16 00:00:00.0 56 FR 65207 65208 ETWP; Finding on Petition and Initiation of Status Review of 53 Foreign Birds; 56 FR 65207 65208

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the Andean flamingo.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Andean flamingo.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Andean flamingo.

» Petitions

» Life History

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