How Much Does a Flamingo Cost?

Be it the long legs, the pink feathers or the long necks, flamingos are an instantly recognizable bird that’s popular around the world. This popularity prompts many of us to ask, just how much does a flamingo cost? And can you even own a flamingo as a pet? Turns out that the law isn’t as … Read more

6 Types of Flamingos – All Different Flamingo Species

There are six species of flamingos worldwide, each with different coloration and features. Some of these are brightly colored, others are less so. But all are beautiful and impressive in their own way. There used to be a lot more species of flamingos, unfortunately, at least ten species of flamingos are thought to be extinct. … Read more

How do Flamingos Feed Their Young?

Building the mound that serves as the nesting site, laying the eggs, then incubating them are just a few of the several things flamingo parents do during the breeding season. After the flamingo egg hatches, the flamingo chick takes a while to leave the nest, let alone feed on its own. Therefore, the task of … Read more

What Sounds do Flamingos Make?

Flamingos rely on vocalizations for a lot of things – signaling interest during courtship, keeping a tight formation during migration, identifying their chicks, and many other aspects of their lives. They’re also social by nature living in colonies, where communication is key and serve the well-being of the entire colony. Flamingos have various calls, noises … Read more

How Many Eggs do Flamingos Lay?

Because of their size, you might think that flamingos lay a lot of eggs during the breeding season, or that they raise several baby flamingos. Turns out the number of eggs flamingos lay is quite limited. Surprisingly so. Below, I’ll answer some of the most common questions about the breeding habits of flamingos. How Many … Read more

Can Flamingos Fly? Facts & Figures

You may see flamingos chilling in zoos or animal parks and you might rightfully wonder how come they don’t fly away? Can flamingos even fly? Turns out that there’s actually a reason why the flamingos you see in zoos will stay put. Technically, they can’t fly away, but it’s not because flamingos don’t fly. Below, … Read more

Can You Keep a Flamingo as Pet?

Trapping or capturing wild birds is illegal in many countries of the world, so it’s unlikely that you can legally own a flamingo as a pet in most countries of the world. But even assuming that you could, the many special requirements of flamingos would be enough to dissuade you from this desire. In this … Read more

7 Small Backyard Birds with Red Beak

In the avian world, the focus is almost always on the color of the plumage, the color of the beak doesn’t seem to have that much importance. Males of bird species will often display the colors of their plumage in various mating rituals to successfully attract a mate. The color of the beak doesn’t get … Read more