#WingedJewels . . . Flamingo chicks

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Young Flamingos hatch with grey plumage,
but adults range from light pink to bright red
due to aqueous bacteria and beta-Carotene obtained from their food supply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Tierpark Hellabrunn / Marisa Segadelli-MGsee.
Text & image source: The world of birds https://web.facebook.com/The.world.birds.TR.16/

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