This is a video about lesser flamingos at Lake Bogoria, Kenya.
2 April 2008 10:48
In nature reserve De Petten on Texel island, there is a lesser flamingo. The bird has been present already since early February in this area, owned by Natuurmonumenten. Wildlife rangers Eric Menkveld and Eckard Boot made this exciting discovery while putting a webcam recording the breeding of the [Sandwich] terns this spring there.
“Lesser flamingos originally live only in West Africa,” Eric Menkveld tells.
That should be East Africa.
The wildlife ranger says this bird is not a zoo escapee. “He is not banded, like zoo animals are.” According to Menkveld, the flamingo is doing fine. “The Petten are a salt water nature reserve on the land side of a dike, full of Palaemonidae shrimps and amphipods; he will be able to eat his fill.” …