Greater flamingos have made La Camargue in the Provence, France their habitat for a long time and love to live in the lagoons where there is lots of mud and water. Greater flamingos live in large groups called colonies and breed in pairs and reproduce by the age of about six.Greater flamingos are approximately 42 inches in length and have a wingspan of about 55 inches. Greater flamingos pink coloring comes from chemicals called carotenoids which are contained in the algae they eat.The Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue in the Provence, France in Europe is a great place to visit where you will see the beautiful Greater Flamingos and many other types of wildlife.Greater Flamingos, Phoenicopterus roseus, Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue, Plaine de la Camargue, Camargue, Les Bouches du Rhone, Provence, France, Europe.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/250 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 370mm.
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