Can Flamingos Fly?

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Flamingos can indeed fly. For them to fly, they run for a few steps, flap their wings and lift into the air. Flamingos are adapted to high salinity and can hold their breath when feeding under water.
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Flamingos fly very well.
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When flamingos migrate, they like to do their flying mainly at night. They prefer to have a
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Draw a regular flamingo but with the wings out to its side. Then draw grass like 5 inches below and surround the flamingo with clouds and a sun. Here's a photo of a flying flamingo
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Hi Niamh, You are right; flamingos *can* fly. Zoos keep lots of birds out in the open where people can see them, which can normally fly. However, their wings are usually clipped,
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Yes, the Flamingo can fly. It's about like an airplane taking off. It has to run some to get enough speed up before it can take flight. They fly in tight groups and need to flap their wings constantly.
Yes, flamingos can indeed fly. They do, however, need a little running room to take off, and they will usually take off INTO the wind, rather than with it.
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