Phoenicopterus ruber

P. ruber (Flamingo)

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Class: Aves, Family: Phoenicopteridae, Species: Phoenicopterus ruber

Common Name: Greater Flamingo

Description: Winter Visitors but present throughout the year. They feed on micorscopic algae andsmall aquatic animals in the tidal shallow.

Information Source: Bahrain First National Report to the CBD (2006); Visitor’s Guide to Bahrain Birds (1998)