285. Phoeniconaias minor.
THE SMALLER FLAMINGO.
Male 33" to 36". Female 30". Legs deep red. Bill dark red, tip black.— In winter ; Pale rose.— In summer: Bright rose, with cherry-coloured plumes on scapulars. E. Africa, Madagascar, and N.W. India. (B. 1576. S.E. i. 35.)
Also the genus Phoenicoparrus. Hind toe wanting. Lamellae on upper mandible prominent and horizontal. Two species, from the Andes of Peru and Chili— P. andinus, 48", legs yellowish, hill pale yellow, tip black, quills and tertials black; and P. jamesi, 36", quills black, tertials rosy.