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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One of the rarest breeding birds is the flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) which feeds on molluscs, crustaceans, insects, small fish, and algae filtered out from the mud by means of its extraordinary curved bill.
(9) In the American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), values were less consistent with the SC than with the IM route.
Many greater flamingoes (Phoenicopterus ruber) and lesser flamingoes (Phoeniconaias minor) feed in the soda lakes and salty lakes such as those in the Ngorongoro Cater and Lake Natron and Lake Magadi.
Although most reports in the literature focus on ungulates, (6) capture myopathy has been described in several avian species, including the greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), the Chilean flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis), and the Caribbean flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), (7,8) as well as several species of crane (greater sandhill crane [Grus canadensis tabida], grey-crowned crane [Balearica regulorum]), (9 11) wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), (12) waterfowl (Canada geese [Branta canadensis], snow geese [Chen caerulescens], Ross's geese [Chen rossii]) (13) and ratites (emu [Dromaius novaehollandiae], greater rhea [Rhea americanaD.
The photo shows an Andean flamingo (Phoenicopterus jamesi) feeding.
Pharmacokinetics of a single dose of oral and subcutaneous enrofloxacin in Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber).
Ophthalmic diagnostic tests and ocular findings in a flock of captive American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber).
Management of a cutaneous squamous cell carinoma in an American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber).
On May 2010, a young American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) of the Lisbon Zoo (Portugal) developed a nodular lesion suggestive of poxvirus infection on its right foot.
Here, we report on patterns of aggression and pair bonding by American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, USA across 4 years (2012-2015), a period that included a simultaneous introduction and removal of individuals in 2014.
A cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma on the foot of an American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) showed no response to radiation therapy; therefore, surgical amputation of a digit was necessary for resolution.
Abstract: To determine the pharmacokinetics of meloxicam in Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber), a pilot study was performed first, followed by a complete pharmacokinetic study.