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Flamingos Laguna Colorada.jpg
Flamingos at Laguna Colorada
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Infracless: Neognathae
(unranked): Mirandornithes
Order: Phoenicopteriformes
Fürbringer, 1888
Faimily: Phoenicopteridae
Bonaparte, 1831
Genus: Phoenicopterus an

Linnaeus, 1758

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Flamingo range.png
Global distribution o the flamingos

Flamingos or Flamingoes[1] (About this sound Brazilian pronunciation ) are a type o wadin bird in the genus Phoenicopterus (frae Greek: φοινικόπτερος, meanin "purple wing"), the anly genus in the faimily Phoenicopteridae. Thare are fower flamingo species in the Americas an twa species in the Auld Warld.

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  1. Both forms of the plural are attested, according to the Oxford English Dictionary