What is Flamingo ?

Lesser Flamingo ( Scientific name:Phoenicopterus Minor )

“The famous migratory birds who fly down to Mumbai in group of thousands in Winter and stay back till monsoon..”
Mumbai’s winter guest, those pink feathered flamingos are one of the main bird watching attractions between citizens, hobby and professional photographers. This long legged pink spotted flamingos migrating from Gujarat’s Kutch and other locations in groups of thousands. About 7000 to 10000 of this bird can be seen after November and makes and awesome scenic in afternoon and also with setting sun. Just think those flamingos who eat and cleans the waste of that mudflat migrates from hundreds of km, and indirect help to human, and how much time we spend in caring them.
Flamingos are water birds, so they live in and around lagoons or lakes. These bodies of water tend to be saline or alkaline. Flamingos are generally nonmigratory, but changes in climate or water levels in their breeding areas will cause them to relocate, according to Sea World.
According to International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species, no flamingo species is currently considered endangered.