Tuscon Zoo

Flamingos

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Flamingos
Flamingos

The Chilean Flamingo is born grey. When they mature, their base color is white, but they eat krill or other small crustaceans. The color of the ingested food turns their feathers pink.

Flamingo
Flamingo

In with the flamingos you can see plenty of ducks. The zoo only has 10 ducks, the others pop in for free food.

Black Crown Night Heron
Black Crown Night Heron

In addition to the ducks, White Egrets and Black Crown Night Herons come to the zoo to steal food. They are beautiful birds, but considered pests.

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