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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.
Lesser Flamingo
These long-legged beauties can be found in their thousands in Kenyas incredible rift valley lakes. Most of the Rift Valley lakes are alkaline and have blooms of blue-green algae on which the flamingos feed. They feed by siphoning the algae with their incredible curved beaks, and the algae in turn give them their stunning pink color!
Habitat
Alkaline Lakes
Location
Rift Valley, Kenya
Scientific name
Phoeniconaias minor
Such a beautiful image, Mustafa, and interesting narrative too.
 
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They really have the most peculiar looking bills, don't they Mustufa LOL

That's a lovely picture you've taken of this colourful flamingo - many thanks for showing him to us.
 
wonderful portrait of this handsome flamingo, saw them in South Africa but didn't manage any descent photo, too far out, top quality work, many tfs!!!
 

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