Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Flamingos- Savannah

No description
by

Savannah Rae Coomer

on 6 June 2011

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Flamingos- Savannah

Flamingos Food Food and Diet A tall wading bird (family Phoenicopteridae) with mainly pink or scarlet plumage. It has a heavy bent bill used to filter-feed on small organisms. Its four species include the greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber). Definition The flamingos diet includes many small fish such as brine shrimp. Latin Name (Phoenicopterus ruber). Flamingos are naturally redish or pinkish because their diets are so high in alpha and beta carotene. FUN FACT! Ecosystem tropical or subtropical biomes Flamingos also eat many types of algae such as red, green, and blue. Their upper jaw is hinged so they can hold their heads upside down to reach the water and scoop up the shrimp or flies. Niche Habitat Near lakes, ponds, and oceans. Commensalism Symbiotic Relationship Flamingos have a symbiotic relationship with the Morton Salt Company, feeding off the brine shrimp living in the coastal salt pans. Flamingos tend to live in regions that have very little food to offer other animals. As a result they benefit from not having many natural predators. Predators shellfish,algae,shrimp,crabs, mollusks, brine shrimp and insect. Prey Flamingos have long legs. Flamingos also have long necks. They have broad webbed feet. Adaptions to its Enviroment Flamingos have long legs which allow them to stand in very deep water. They have broad webbed feet to stay stable on soft or uneven ground like mud. They have specially shaped beaks. They have long necks so they can reach down into the water to get the shrimp.
Full transcript