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Alternative name: Puna Flamingo
90â€“92 cm (35Â½-36Â¼ in)
Juveniles are grey.
 Similar species
Andean Flamingo as adult has a more extensive black tip to the bill, and the shape of the bill also differ.
High salt lakes, mostly above 3500 m.
A specialist feeder, their diet consists almost entirely of diatoms.
They nest in large colonies, (often mixing with Andean and Chilean Flamingo), on islands or islets or along shores of salt lakes. The cone-shaped nest is made of mud, without a top. The clutch contains a single egg. The chicks learn to swim quickly.
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