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Greater Flamingo -- Phoenicopterus roseus
Lesser Flamingo -- Phoeniconaias minor

Arjun B Potter
9 Jan 2011

    Geography
  • India
    Gujarat
    Locality
  • Little Rann of Kutch, SE corner, between Degam and Kalagodha villages.
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 23.1598676   71.6900396
    Habitats
  • Saltflat
  • Inland saline lake/pond
    Features
  • Edge
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 24-bit
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 661
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser ME 67
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

A large flock of roughly 1,000 flamingoes, both Greater and Lesser Flamingoes (though more Greater) with young walking slowly and feeding in a tight flock in a shallow saltwater depression on the edge of some saltpans. According to Devji-bhai Dhamecha, both species had young in the flock. This area was between the towns of Degam and Kharaghoda in the southeastern corner of the Little Rann of Kutch.

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