Chilean Flamingos

By: Emma D.

Why are Chilean Flamingos endangered?

They aren't totally endangered they are listed as near threatened, humans are a big threat by hunting, taking away their habitat, or changes their water systems.

What is it's habitat?

They are located in South America, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, and into Brazil, Germany, and Netherlands.

They eat algae and plankton which their bills filter their food so it is easier to digest. They find their food in mudflats, lagoons, and salt waters.

Interesting Facts

A very large species

Live in large flocks

Around 80-145 cm long

Lifespan is up to 50 years old!