1987 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

Bob Krist

Black Star

01 January, 1986

Nest mounds rise from the mud like miniature volcanic mountains. Each couple lays one egg in the late winter or early spring. It takes about 30 days of incubation before hatching. The Bahamas are home to the largest colony of the greater or Caribbean flamingo in the western hemisphere.

About the photographer

Bob Krist

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