Phoenicopterus


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Phoe`ni`cop´te`rus


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of birds which includes the flamingoes.
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From Chiripa, five of the long but strong prehistoric tibiotarsi and tarsometatarsi of the flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis had been filed into sections for use as tools or beads.
Key words: Ophthalmic, tear production, tonometry, conjunctiva, ocular ultrasound, avian, American flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber
Every winter we can count 3200 Greater flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus, 20000 Common shelduck Tadorna tadorna[6] and several Anatidea.
Amat and team studied seasonal variations in plumage colour in relation to courtship activity of the greater flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus in Spain.