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Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus roseus Pallas, 1811
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Order:
  Phoenicopteriformes
Family:
  Phoenicopteridae
Genus:
  Phoenicopterus

Scientific:
  Phoenicopterus roseus

Citation:
  Pallas, 1811

Reference:
  Zoogr.Rosso-Asiat. 2 p.207

Protonym:
  Phoenicopterus roseus

Avibase ID:
  0F9B5174A8ACF737

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824111

Geographic range:

  • Phoenicopterus roseus: S Europe and Medit. basin to S Africa and Indian subcontinent
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Greater Flamingo
Czech:
  plameňák růžový
German:
  Rosaflamingo
Danish:
  Stor Flamingo
Spanish:
  Flamenco Común
Finnish:
  flamingo
French:
  Flamant rose
Icelandic:
  Rauðflæmingi
Italian:
  Fenicottero
Japanese:
  yo-roppafuramingo
Japanese:
  ヨーロッパフラミンゴ
Dutch:
  Flamingo
Norwegian:
  Flamingo
Polish:
  flaming różowy
Portuguese:
  Flamingo-comum
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Greater Flamingo
Russian:
  Розовый фламинго
Slovak:
  plameniak ružový
Swedish:
  större flamingo
Chinese:
  大红鹳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Flamant rose ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Eurasian Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus antiquorum) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Eurasian Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Phoenicopterus antiquorum [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phoenicopterus roseus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Grootflamink
Amharic: Սովորական Ֆլամինգո
Arabic: مالك الحزين, مالك الحزين فنتير
Azerbaijani: Adi flaminqo, Flaminqo, Qızılqaz
Belarusian: Чырванакрылы фламінга
Bulgarian: Розово фламинго
Catalan: Flamenc, Flamenc comú, Flamenc rosat
Valencian: Flamenc
Czech: Plamenák ružový, Plameňák růžový
Danish: Flamingo, Stor Flamingo
German: Flamingo, Rosaflamingo, Rosaroter Flamingo
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκό) Φοινικόπτερο, Φλαμίνγκο, Φοινικόπτερο
Greek (Cypriot): Φλαμίνγκο
English: Afro-asian Greater Flamingo, Eurasian Flamingo, European flamingo, Flamingo, Greater Flamingo, Rosy Flamingo
English (Kenya): Greater Flamingo
Esperanto: Flamengo
Spanish: Flamenco, Flamenco Común
Spanish (Spain): Flamenco Común
Estonian: heleflamingo, heleflamingo (flamingo), Heleflamingo e. flamingo
Basque: Flamenc, Flamenko handia
Persian: فلامینگوی بزرگ, فلامینگوی (مرغ حسینی) بزرگ
Finnish: Flamingo
Faroese: Flæmingur
French: Flamant rose
Frisian: Flamingo, Grutte Flamingo
Irish: Lasairéan
Galician: Flamenc, Flamingo
Hebrew: פלמינגו
Croatian: Plamenac, Ružičasti plamenac
Hungarian: Flamingó, Rózsás flamingó
Armenian: [Sovorakan Flamingo ], Սովորական Ֆլամինգո
Icelandic: Flæmingi, Rauðflæmingi
Italian: Fenicottero
Japanese: Beniiro-furamingo, ō furamingo, yo-roppafuramingo
Japanese: オオフラミンゴ, ベニイロフラミンゴ, ヨーロッパフラミンゴ
Japanese (Kanji): 大フラミンゴ
Khakas: Хысхылых
Kazakh: Кәдімгі қоқиқаз
Kazakh (Transliteration): qoqïqaz
Latin: Phoenicopterus antiquorum, Phoenicopterus roseus, Phoenicopterus ruber, Phoenicopterus ruber antiquorum, Phoenicopterus ruber roseus
Lithuanian: Didysis flamingas, Flamingas
Latvian: Flamingo, sārtais flamingo, Sārtais flamings
Malagasy: Gagao, Samaky
Malayalam: വലിയ രാജഹംസം
Mongolian: Нал дэглий, Нил дэглий, Ягаан нал
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠶᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠨᠠᠯ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠨᠠᠯ ᠳᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Transliteration): nal deglii, nil deglii, yagaaŋ nal
Malay: Burung Flamingo
Dutch: Europese Flamingo, Flamingo
Norwegian: Flamingo
Polish: Czerwonak, Flaming czerwonak, flaming rózowy, flaming różowy, Flaming różowy¦Flaming czerwonak
Pinyin: dà hóng-guàn, dà huǒ-liè-niǎo, hóng-hè, huǒ-hè, huǒ-liè-niǎo
Portuguese: Flamingo-comum, Flamingo-rosado
Portuguese (Portugal): Flamingo-comum
Romansh: Flamingo rosa
Romanian: Flaming
Russian: Обыкновенный фламинго, Розовый фламинго, Фламинго обыкновенный, Фламинго обыкновенный (розовый), Фламинго-краснокрыл, Фламинго-краснокрыл (розовый фламинго)
Northern Sami: Flamingo
Slovak: Plameniak červený, Plameniak ružový
Slovenian: plamenec
Albanian: Lejleku krahëkuq
Serbian: Flamingo, Фламинго
Swedish: Flamingo, Större flamingo
Swahili: Heroe Mkubwa, Heroe Mweupe
Tamil: [Pun narai, Urian]
Turkish: Flamingo, Қоқиқаз
Tuvinian: Фламинго
Ukrainian: Фламінго
Chinese: [da hong-guan], [hong-he], [huo-he], [huo-lie-niao], 大火烈鸟, 大红鹳, 火烈鸟, 火鹤, 红鹤
Chinese (Traditional): 大火烈鳥, 大紅鸛, 火烈鳥, 火鶴, 紅鶴
Zulu: uKholwase

 

         

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