Six feeding behaviors (described by Rooth (1965))
A 2-day-old American Flamingo chick curls up next to its mother for warmth at the San Diego Zoo.
After hatching, the chicks stay close to a parent, sitting with the mother or father for the first 5 to 7 days on a nest mound created for the chick.
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Arengo & Baldassarre (2002)
del Hoyo et al. (1992)
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Zweers et al. (1995)