Born To Stand Out Not To Fit In! — Through Open Lens

F/9.0, 1/320, ISO 200. American Flamingo What’s the opposite of a flamingo? A flamin-stop. Interesting Fact: At the beginning of the nesting season, they perform mass courtship displays, where hundreds move together in a coordinated walk. ( http://identify.whatbird.com/obj/940/overview/American_Flamingo.aspx )

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Florida’s Long-Lost Wild Flamingos Were Hiding In Plain Sight

Scientists thought Florida’s native flamingo population had been hunted out of existence by the 19th century plume trade. A new study suggests the birds have been there all along.(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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