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American or Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus] (= Phoenicopterus ruber) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Phoenicopteriformes
Family:
  Phoenicopteridae
Genus:
  Phoenicopterus

Scientific:
  Phoenicopterus ruber

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.139

Protonym:
  Phoenicopterus ruber

Avibase ID:
  F6504898D84426F5

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174976

Geographic range:

  • Phoenicopterus ruber: Locally from Caribbean to ne Brazil; Galapagos Islands
  • Phoenicopterus roseus: S Europe and Medit. basin to S Africa and Indian subcontinent
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  American or Greater Flamingo
Czech:
  plameňák karibský
German:
  Rosaflamingo
Danish:
  Flamingo
Spanish:
  Flamenco Común
Finnish:
  flamingo
French:
  Flamant rose ou F. des Caraïbes
Icelandic:
  Flæmingi
Italian:
  Fenicottero rosa
Japanese:
  beniirofuramingo
Japanese:
  オオフラミンゴ
Dutch:
  Flamingo
Norwegian:
  Rødflamingo
Polish:
  flaming czerwonak
Portuguese:
  Flamingo-comum
Portuguese (Brazil):
  flamingo
Russian:
  Красный фламинго
Slovak:
  plameniak cervený
Swedish:
  Karibisk flamingo
Chinese:
  大红鹳


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   American or Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   American or Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   American or Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   American or Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   American or Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   American or Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   American or Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus])
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Flamant rose ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
eBird version 1.52:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
eBird version 1.53:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
eBird version 1.54:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
eBird version 1.55:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
eBird version 2015:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
eBird version 2016:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
eBird version 2017:
   American/Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Phoenicopterus ruber [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Phoenicopterus ruber [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phoenicopterus ruber [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Grootflamink, rootflamink
Amharic: Սովորական Ֆլամինգո
Arabic: النحام, النحام الكبير, فنتير, مالك الحزين
Azerbaijani: Adi flaminqo
Belarusian: Чырванакрылы фламінга
Bulgarian: Розово фламинго
Breton: Ar flammeg boutin
Catalan: Flamenc, Flamenc del carib
Catalan (Balears): Flamenc
Czech: Plameňák americký , plameňák karibský, Plamenák ružový, Plameňák růžový, plameòák rùžový
Welsh: Fflamingo
Danish: Caraibisk Flamingo, Flamingo
German: Flamingo, Kubaflamingo, Rosaflamingo
Maldivian: Gudugudaa Dhooni
Greek: Φοινικόπτερο
English: American Flamingo, American or Greater Flamingo, American/Greater Flamingo, Caribbean Flamingo, Flamingo, Greater Flamingo, Roseate Flamingo
Esperanto: Flamengo
Spanish: Flamenco, Flamenco Americano, Flamenco Americano/Mayor, Flamenco Común
Spanish (Colombia): Flamenco Americano
Spanish (Cuba): Flamenco, Flamenco rosa
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Flamenco
Spanish (Spain): Flamenco Rojo/Común
Spanish (Honduras): Flamenco
Spanish (Mexico): flamenco americano, Flamenco Americano/Mayor
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Flamenco
Spanish (Venezuela): Flamenco o Tococo
Estonian: flamingo
Basque: Flamenko handia
Finnish: Flamingo
Faroese: Flæmingur
French: Flamant des Antilles, Flamant des Caraïbes ou F. rose, Flamant rose, Flamant rose ou F. des Caraïbes, Flamant rouge, Grand Flamant
French (Haiti): Le Flamant rose
Irish: Lasairéan Mór
Galician: Flamingo
Haitian Creole French: Flanman wòz, Flanman wòz 
Hebrew: פלמינגו, שקיטן
Hindi: Pun narai, Urian
Hungarian: Flamingó, Karib/Rózsáz flamingó, Rózsás flamingó
Armenian: Սովորական Ֆլամինգո
Icelandic: Flæmingi
Italian: Fenicottero, Fenicottero maggiore, Fenicottero rosa
Japanese: beniirofuramingo, oofuramingo, oofuramingo/yo-roppafuramingo
Japanese: オオフラミンゴ, オオフラミンゴ/ヨーロッパフラミンゴ, ベニイロフラミンゴ
Kazakh: Кәдімгі қоқиқаз
Latin: Phoenicopterus [ruber or roseus], Phoenicopterus ruber, Phoenicopterus ruber ruber, Phoenicopterus ruber/roseus
Lithuanian: Didysis flamingas, Flamingas, Karibų flamingas
Malagasy: Gagao, Samaky
Macedonian: Фламинго
Maltese: Fjamingu
Dutch: Caribische Flamingo/Flamingo, Flamingo, Grote Flamingo, Rode Flamingo
Norwegian: Flamingo, Rødflamingo, rødflamingo/rosenflamingo
Polish: (flaming) czerwonak, czerwonak, czerwonak (flaming), flaming czerwonak, Flaming karmazynowy
Portuguese: flamengo, flamingo, Flamingo-comum, Flamingo-grande, Flamingo-grande-comum, gansão, ganso-cor-de-rosa, ganso-do-norte, guará, maranhão, o comum.
Portuguese (Brazil): flamengo, flamingo, flamingo-grande, gansão, ganso-cor-de-rosa, ganso-do-norte, guará, maranhão
Portuguese (Portugal): Flamingo-americano/Flamingo-comum
Romansh: flamingo, Flamingo rosa
Russian: Flamingo, карибский фламинго, Красный фламинго, Обыкновенный фламинго
Northern Sami: Flamingo
Slovak: plameniak cervený, Plameniak ružový
Slovenian: plamenec, Rdeci plamenec, veliki plamenec
Albanian: Lejleku krahëkuq
Serbian: Američki plamenac/plamenac, Flamingo, Фламинго
Swedish: Flamingo, Karibisk flamingo, karibisk flamingo/större flamingo, Större flamingo
Swahili: Heroe Mkubwa
Tamil: Poo Narai
Turkish: Flaman Kuşu, Flamingo, flamıngo
Ukrainian: Фламінго
Chinese: 大火烈鸟, 大火烈鸟大红鹳, 大红鹳, 美洲红鹳/大红鹳
Chinese (Traditional): 美洲紅鸛, 美洲红鸛/大红鸛

 

         

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