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Phoenicopteridae

Wikipedia Abstract

Phoenicopteridae is a wading bird family including flamingos and their close extinct relatives.Flamingos and their relatives are well attested in the fossil record, with the first unequivocal member of the Phoenicopteridae, Elornis known from the late Eocene epoch. A considerable number of little-known birds from the Late Cretaceous onwards are sometimes considered to be flamingo ancestors.
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Genus

Phoeniconaias (1)
Phoenicoparrus (2)
Phoenicopterus (greater flamingos) (3)

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