Species information

Phoenicopterus ruber
Latin Phoenicopterus ruber
English American Flamingo
Breeding region LA
Breeding subregion n, Galápagos Islands, also Caribbean,

Stamps in my collection 14

Year Country Michet no.
1984 Argentina Mi 1723
2008 Gibraltar Mi 1249
1982 Portugal Mi 1571
2000 Portugal Mi 2390
1969 Paraguay Mi 1934
1967 Bahamas Mi 260x
2007 Italy Mi 3166
1987 Senegal Mi 950
1988 Morocco Mi 1144
1997 Tanzania [United Republic of] Mi 2641
1997 Tanzania [United Republic of] Mi 2701
1971 Bahamas Mi 325X
1995 Antigua and Barbuda Mi 2110
1965 Bahamas Mi 213

All stamps with this species 227

Year Country Michel no.
1935 Bahamas Mi 99
1938 Bahamas Mi 115
1942 Bahamas Mi 129
1955 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 162
1956 Haiti Mi 454
1956 Haiti Mi 460
1957 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 171
1958 Netherlands Antilles Mi 70
1958 Netherlands Antilles Mi 81
1965 Netherlands Antilles Mi 155
1965 Bahamas Mi 213
1966 Bahamas Mi 238
1967 Bahamas Mi 260
1967 Cuba (People's Republic) Mi 1387
1969 Paraguay Mi 1934
1970 Ras al Khaima
1970 Bahamas Mi 312
1970 Singapore Mi 114
1970 Singapore Mi 112
1971 Bahamas Mi 325
1971 Qatar Mi 447
1971 Surinam (Republic) Mi 594
1972 Netherlands Antilles Mi 241
1973 Netherlands Antilles Mi 256
1973 Netherlands Antilles Mi 258
1973 Netherlands Antilles Mi 262
1973 Singapore Mi 174
1973 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 315
1973 Grenada Mi 508
1976 Qatar Mi 704
1977 Turks and Caicos Islands
1977 Dominican Republic Mi 1177
1980 Republic of Colombia Mi 1422
1980 Hong Kong Mi 364
1980 Mexico Mi 1707
1982 Bahamas Mi 507
1982 Bahamas Mi 507
1982 Bahamas Mi 507
1982 Bahamas Mi 508
1982 Bahamas Mi 509
1982 Japan Mi 1504
1983 Ecuador Mi 1941
1984 Bahamas Mi 570
1984 Bahamas Mi 570
1984 Bahamas Mi 571
1984 Bahamas Mi 572
1984 Dominica (Commonwealth of) Mi 840/B86
1984 Argentina Mi 1723
1984 Dominican Republic Mi 1432
1985 Netherlands Antilles Mi 545
1985 Netherlands Antilles Mi 546
1985 Netherlands Antilles Mi 547
1985 Netherlands Antilles Mi 548
1985 Bahamas Mi 588
1985 Bahamas Mi 588/B45
1985 Guinea-Bissau Mi 845
1985 Niger Mi 921
1986 Laos Mi 917
1986 Grenada Mi 1449
1987 Republic of Colombia Mi 1702
1987 Bhutan Mi B140
1988 Antigua and Barbuda Mi 1095
1988 Barbuda Mi 1054
1988 Venezuela Mi 2531
1989 Netherlands Antilles Mi 667/B34
1989 Republic of Colombia Mi 1755
1990 Guyana Mi 3444
1991 Netherlands Antilles Mi 720
1991 Guyana Mi 3570
1992 USA Mi 2324
1993 Bahamas Mi 816
1993 Cuba (People's Republic) Mi 3705
1994 Netherlands Antilles Mi 814
1994 Netherlands Antilles Mi 814
1994 Mexico Mi 2396
1994 Cuba (People's Republic) Mi 3781
1995 British Virgin Islands Mi 839
1995 British Virgin Islands Mi 840
1995 British Virgin Islands Mi 841
1995 British Virgin Islands Mi 842
1995 British Virgin Islands Mi 843/B85
1995 Antigua and Barbuda Mi 2110
1995 Grenadines of Grenada Mi 2105
1995 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 1256
1995 Dominica (Commonwealth of) Mi 1965
1995 Cuba (People's Republic) Mi 3886
1995 St. Vincent Mi 3089
1995 Dominican Republic Mi 1761
1996 Barbuda Mi 1779
1997 Netherlands Antilles Mi 899
1997 St. Vincent and The Grenadines Mi 3966
1997 Tanzania [United Republic of] Mi 2639
1998 Liberia Mi 2116
1998 Liberia Mi 1974
1998 Liberia Mi 1974
1998 Barbuda Mi 2018
1998 United Nations Geneve Mi 330
1998 Mexico Mi 2713
1998 Mexico Mi 2714
1998 Mexico Mi 2717
1998 Somalia Mi 726
1998 Somalia Mi 727
1998 Somalia Mi 728
1998 Grenada Mi 3813
1999 Netherlands Antilles Mi 1015
1999 Netherlands Antilles Mi 1025
1999 Netherlands Antilles Mi 1030
1999 Guinea Mi 2565
1999 Bahamas Mi 984
1999 Bahamas Mi 984
1999 Bahamas Mi 984
1999 Bahamas Mi 985
1999 Bahamas Mi 986
1999 Haiti Mi 1595
1999 Haiti Mi 1595
1999 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 1442
1999 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 1493
1999 Tanzania [United Republic of] Mi 3338
1999 Surinam (Republic) Mi 1695
1999 Comoros Mi 1624
1999 Comoros Mi 1655
1999 Comoros Mi 1655
1999 Comoros Mi 1655
1999 Ecuador Mi 2421
2000 Djibouti Mi 690
2000 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 1529
2000 Dominica (Commonwealth of) Mi 3072
2000 Gambia Mi 3854
2001 Netherlands Antilles Mi 1115
2001 St. Kitts - Nevis Mi 1675
2001 Liberia Mi 3474
2001 Liberia Mi 4218
2001 Grenadines of Grenada Mi 3479
2001 Central African Republic Mi 2688
2002 Bahamas Mi 1121
2002 Antigua and Barbuda Mi 3844
2002 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 1704/B212
2002 Mexico Mi 2961A
2002 Ecuador Mi 2659
2003 Micronesia Mi 1491
2003 Micronesia Mi 1495/B130
2003 Bahamas Mi 1129
2003 Bahamas Mi 1130
2003 Bahamas Mi 1131
2003 Bahamas Mi 1132
2003 Bahamas Mi 1133
2003 Bahamas Mi 1134
2003 Bahamas Mi 1141
2003 Bahamas Mi 1142
2003 Bahamas Mi 1143
2003 Bahamas Mi 1144
2003 Turks and Caicos Islands Mi 1758
2003 Mexico Mi 2961C
2004 Netherlands Antilles Mi 1342
2004 Sierra Leone Mi 4590
2005 Mexico Mi 3118C
2006 Ecuador Mi 2987
2007 Netherlands Antilles Mi 1534
2007 Cuba (People's Republic) Mi 4938/B225
2008 Cuba (People's Republic) Mi 5104
2009 Netherlands Antilles Mi 1717
2009 Republic of Colombia Mi 2545
2009 Denmark Mi 1532
2009 Denmark Mi 1532/MH78
2009 Ecuador
2010 Mozambique Mi 4066
2010 Guinea-Bissau Mi 4971
2011 Hungary Mi 5508/B339
2011 Grenadines of St.Vincent - Mustique (*)
2011 Grenadines of St.Vincent - Mustique (*)
2011 Curacao Mi 34
2012 Mongolia
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Bahamas
2012 Curacao Mi 87
2013 Togo Mi 4669
2013 Togo
2013 Togo
2013 Ghana
2013 Central African Republic Mi 4296
2013 Marshall Islands Mi 3168
2014 Uganda
2014 Solomon Islands
2014 Sao Tome and Principe
2014 Sao Tome and Principe
2015 Alderney (Guernsey) Mi 519
2015 St. Kitts - Nevis
2015 St. Kitts - Nevis
2015 St. Kitts - Nevis
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2015 Bahamas
2015 Sierra Leone
2015 Sierra Leone
2015 Sierra Leone
2015 Sierra Leone
2015 Sierra Leone
2015 Federational Post (Sarajevo) of Bosnia and Herzegovina
2016 Togo
2016 Sao Tome and Principe
2016 Caribbean Netherlands
2016 Caribbean Netherlands
2017 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2017 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2017 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2017 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2017 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2017 St. Vincent and The Grenadines
2017 Cuba (People's Republic)
2017 Aruba
2017 Caribbean Netherlands

Scientific Information

Binominal name Phoenicopterus ruber
Linnaeus, 1758
IUCN Redlist IUCN RedList 2012 LC
Order PHOENICOPTERIFORMES
Family Phoenicopteridae
Genus Phoenicopterus

Other names

  • American Flamingo (en)
  • Greater Flamingo (en) IBC 2011

Other languages

  • Phoenicopterus ruber (la)
  • American Flamingo (en)
  • karibi flamingó (hu)
  • 美洲红鹳 (cn)
  • plameňák americký (cz)
  • Cariberflamingo (da)
  • Caribische Flamingo (nl)
  • punaflamingo (es)
  • karibianflamingo (fi)
  • Flamant rouge (fr)
  • Kubaflamingo (de)
  • Fenicottero americano (it)
  • オオフラミンゴ (jp)
  • Rødflamingo (no)
  • flaming karmazynowy (pl)
  • Flamingo-americano (pt)
  • Красный фламинго (ru)
  • plameniak červený (sl)
  • Flamenco Americano (es)
  • Karibisk flamingo (sw)

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