Phoenicopterus chilensisCLASS Aves | ORDER Phoenicopteriformes | FAMILY Phoenicopteridae
RANGE South America, from Chile to Argentina
HABITAT Tropical and warm climates; inhabit coastal mudflats, estuaries, lagoons, and salt-lakes. Live at elevations of up to 15,000 feet above sea level.
DIET Includes algae, diatoms, aquatic invertebrates such as crustaceans and mollusks