Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Scientific name definitions

Alfredo Salvador, Miguel Á. Rendón, Juan A. Amat, and Manuel Rendón-Martos
Version: 2.0 — Published August 12, 2022



We are grateful to Shawn Billerman, Science Editor, for his meticulous revision of the texts, which has resulted in a considerable improvement of the contents. Peter Pyle, Associate Editor, revised and edited the Plumages and Molts sections.

Ignacio Pino, librarian of the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC) in Madrid, and María Ángeles Martín, librarian of Campus Cartuja (CSIC) in Sevilla, provided assistance with references. We are grateful to Prof. Michael Wink, of the Institute of Molecular Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Heidelberg, in Heidelberg, Germany, for sending us his recent paper on flamingo phylogeny. Cornelis J. Hazevoet provided information about Greater Flamingo in the Cape Verde Islands.

Recommended Citation

Salvador, A., M. Á. Rendón, J. A. Amat, and M. Rendón-Martos (2022). Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.grefla3.02