Habitat Phoenicopteridae Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo St Marks National Wildlife Refuge Florida Americana Collection

American Flamingo – Americana Collection


In North America an American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber is a rare find in the wild. This visitor to St Marks National Wildlife Refuge on the Florida Gulf Coast is frequently spotted around high tides in the brackish lagoon known as Stoney Bayou Pool 2.

camera: Nikon D500 | lens: AF Nikkor VR 400mm f/2.8G IF-ED with Nikon AF-S TC14E III
effective focal length: 820mm | support: monopod
exposure: f/8 – 1/3200 – ISO 500