Phoenicopterus ruber. The American flamingo is the only flamingo that naturally inhabits North America. It can be found in lagoons and lakes in parts of South America and Florida. They are typically 45 to 55 inches tall. Flamingos are well known for their bright pink coloring. This pink color results from the plant and animal plankton that they eat.
Flamingo skull measures 160mm/6.3in.