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Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus roseus Pallas, PS 1811

The greater flamingo is the most widespread and largest species of the flamingo family. It is found in Africa, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and in southern Europe. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Phoenicopteriformes
Family:
  Phoenicopteridae
Genus:
   Phoenicopterus
Scientific:
  Phoenicopterus roseus


Original description

Citation:
  Pallas, PS 1811

Reference:
   Zoographia Rosso-Asiat. 2 p.207

Protonym:
  Phoenicopterus roseus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29115104


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0F9B5174A8ACF737

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0F9B5174

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0F9B5174


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824111

Geographic range:

  • Phoenicopterus roseus: S Europe and Medit. basin to S Africa and Indian subcontinent
English:
Greater Flamingo
Catalan:
Flamenc comú
Czech:
plameňák růžový
Danish:
Stor Flamingo
German:
Rosaflamingo
Spanish:
Flamenco Común
Spanish (Spain):
Flamenco Común
Finnish:
flamingo
French:
Flamant rose
Croatian:
Plamenac
Hungarian:
Rózsás flamingó
Icelandic:
Flæmingi
Italian:
Fenicottero
Japanese (romaji):
yo-roppafuramingo
Japanese:
ヨーロッパフラミンゴ
Lithuanian:
Paprastasis flamingas
Dutch:
Flamingo
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rosenflamingo
Norwegian:
Rosenflamingo
Polish:
flaming różowy
Portuguese:
flamingo-rosado
Russian:
Розовый фламинго
Slovak:
plameniak ružový
Serbian:
Plamenac
Swedish:
större flamingo
Ukrainian:
Фламінго
Chinese:
大红鹳
Chinese (Traditional):
大紅鸛


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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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, version 2021:
Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [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):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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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 (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Phoenicopterus antiquorum [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Phoenicopterus ruber roseus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus roseus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus 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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Afrikaans: Grootflamink
Amharic: Սովորական Ֆլամինգո
Arabic: النحام الكبير, مالك الحزين, مالك الحزين فنتير
Asturian: Flamencu común
Azerbaijani: Adi flaminqo, adi qızılqaz, çəhrayı flaminqo, Flaminqo, Qızılqaz
Bashkir: ғәҙәти фламинго
Belarusian: Фламінга звычайны, Чырванакрылы фламінга, Чырвоны фламінга
Bulgarian: Розово фламинго
Bengali: কানঠুুঁটি
Bengali (transliteration): kānaṭhum̐ṭi
Breton: Flammeg boutin
Catalan: Flamenc, Flamenc comú, Flamenc rosat
Valencian: Flamenc
Montenegrin: flamingos, plamenac, plamenac, flamingos, пламенац , фламингос
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): пламенац , фламингос
Czech: Plamenák ružový, Plameňák růžový
Chuvash: кĕрен фламинго
Welsh: Fflamingo mawr
Danish: Flamingo, Stor Flamingo
German: Flamingo, Rosaflamingo, Rosaroter Flamingo
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκό) Φοινικόπτερο, Μεγάλο φλαμίνγκο, Φλαμίνγκο, Φοινικόπτερο
Greek (Cypriot): Φλαμίνγκο
English: Afro-asian Greater Flamingo, Eurasian Flamingo, European flamingo, Flamingo, Greater Flamingo, Rosy Flamingo
English, HBW: Greater Flamingo
English (IOC): Greater Flamingo
English (Kenya): Greater Flamingo
English (United States): Greater Flamingo
Esperanto: Flamengo, Roza flamengo
Spanish: Flamenco, Flamenco Común
Spanish (Spain): Flamenco Común
Spanish (HBW): Flamenco común
Estonian: heleflamingo, heleflamingo (flamingo), Heleflamingo e. flamingo
Basque: Flamenc, Flamenko, Flamenko handia
Persian: فلامینگوی بزرگ, فلامینگوی (مرغ حسینی) بزرگ, فلامینگوی بزرگ
Finnish: Flamingo
Faroese: Flæmingur
French: Flamant rose
French (Haiti): Greater Flamingo
Friulian: fenicotar
Frisian: Flamingo, Grutte Flamingo
Irish: Lasairéan
Galician: Flamenc, Flamengo común, Flamengo rosa, Flamingo
Manx: Lossyrane
Hebrew: פלמינגו, פלמינגו גדול
Croatian: Plamenac, Ružičasti plamenac
Hungarian: Flamingó, Rózsás flamingó
Armenian: [Sovorakan Flamingo ], Սովորական Ֆլամինգո
Icelandic: Flæmingi, Rauðflæmingi
Italian: Fenicottero
Japanese (romaji): 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
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი ფლამინგო
Kara-Kalpak: қызылғаз, фламинго
Kabardian: бзупщэлъакъуэкӀыхь, лъакъуапцӀэплъыфэ
Mongolian, Halh: чили фламинго
Khakas: Хысхылых
Kazakh: Кәдімгі қоқиқаз, кәдуілгі қоқиқаз, қоқиқаз, қызғылт қоқиқаз, қызыл қаз, қызылқаз, үлкен қоқиқаз
Kazakh (Transliteration): qoqïqaz
Greenlandic: Aapalualuk
Korean: 큰홍학
Karachay-Balkar: къасардакъ
Kirghiz: кадимки фламинго, кызыл канат фламинго
Scientific: Phoenicopterus antiquorum, Phoenicopterus capensis, Phoenicopterus roseus, Phoenicopterus roseus antiquorum, Phoenicopterus ruber, Phoenicopterus ruber antiquorum, Phoenicopterus ruber roseus, Phoenicopterus ruber ruber
Luxembourgish: Rosaflamingo
Lithuanian: Didysis flamingas, Flamingas, FlamingasA,, Paprastasis flamingas
Latvian: Flamingo, sārtais flamingo, Sārtais flamings
Malagasy: Gagao, Samaky
Macedonian: розев фламинго
Malayalam: വലിയ രാജഹംസം
Mongolian: Нал дэглий, Нил дэглий, чили фламинго, Ягаан нал
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠶᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠨᠠᠯ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠨᠠᠯ ᠳᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Transliteration): nal deglii, nil deglii, yagaaŋ nal
Moldavian: Flaming roz
Marathi: मोठा रोहित
Malay: Burung Flamingo
Maltese: fenikottra, fenikottri, fenikottru, Fjamingu, flamingo kbir, flamingo l-kbir
Nepali: भÇपन्छी
Dutch: Europese Flamingo, Flamingo
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rosenflamingo
Norwegian: Flamingo, rosenflamingo
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-comum, Flamingo-rosado
Portuguese (Portugal): Flamingo-comum, flamingo-rosado
Romansh: Flamingo rosa
Rhaeto-Romance: Flamingo rosa
Romanian: Flaming, Flaming roz, Flamingo
Russian: Обыкновенный фламинго, Розовый фламинго, Фламинго, Фламинго обыкновенный, Фламинго обыкновенный (розовый), Фламинго-краснокрыл, Фламинго-краснокрыл (розовый фламинго)
Yakut: фламинга
Northern Sami: Flamingo
Slovak: Plameniak červený, Plameniak ružový
Slovenian: plamenec
Albanian: Flamingo, Lejleku krahëkuq
Serbian: Flamingo, Plamenac, Фламинго
Swedish: Flamingo, Större flamingo
Swahili: Heroe Mkubwa, Heroe Mweupe
Tamil: [Pun narai, Urian]
Tajik: бутимор, фламингои гулобиранг, ب وت يمار
Thai: นกฟลามิงโกใหญ่
Turkmen: gyzylgaz
Turkish: Flamingo, Pembe flaman, Қоқиқаз
Tatar: алсу фламинго, гади фламинго , кызылказ
Tuvinian: Фламинго, фламинго фламинголар
Udmurt: льӧль фламинго
Ukrainian: Фламінго, Фламінго рожевокрилий
Uzbek: қизил ғоз, қизилғоз, фламинго
Kalmyk: зальта шовун, кизлһ, фламинго шовун
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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