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Puna Flamingo Phoenicopterus jamesi

Described by: Sclater, P. L. (1886)
Alternate common name(s): James's Flamingo, James' Flamingo, Lesser Andean Flamingo
Old scientific name(s): Phoenicoparrus jamesi


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Cw. South America;
Restricted range;
Ex. s. Peru (Lake Titicaca, Lake Parinacochas in Ayacucho, Lake Salinas in Arequipa), ne. Chile (Tarapaca and Antofagasta on Pedernales, Luyoquis, Colorada and Aguas Calientes saltlakes), w. Bolivia (La Paz, Oruro on Lake Poopo and Lake Coipasa, and Potosi) and nw. Argentina (Jujuy on Lake Pozuelos, Salta, Catamarca, Tucuman).
Sometimes disperses as far as the Pacific coast(?).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Aves de Chile


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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