1987 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

Bob Krist

Black Star

01 January, 1986

Flamingo chicks are grey and fluffy. Although they can fly by the age of three months and are almost fully grown after one year, they will not turn pink until they are four years old. The Bahamas are home to the largest colony of the greater or Caribbean flamingo in the western hemisphere.

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Bob Krist

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