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Life in color Pink Flamingo

Life in color Pink Flamingo

Stunning photo. Life in color Pink Flamingo

Life in color Pink Flamingo
The plumage of Flamingo can vary – from pure white to orange and red. Even the name of the bird, which comes from the Spanish word meaning flame, suggests the bright palette of colors and shades. But the most ubiquitous color is Pink. For most people pink is associated with tenderness, romance. Flocks of Pink birds is an impressive look at the background of exotic greenery surrounding the river and on the background of gray rocks. One of the many legends dedicated to Pink flamingo, tells how flamingos regretted people dying of starvation in the lean years and helped them. According to the legend, Flamingo fed poor people with pieces of meat, hatched out of its body. The blood flowing from the wounds, fell on its feathers and dyed them pink. That’s why the pink plumage of flamingos remains such a prompt to the descendants of survivors to not forget about it.

A couple of pink flamingo

A couple of pink flamingo

Tall wading birds constitute the family of Phoenicopteridae. The plumage is mainly pink, and the face is bare. Flamingos have webbed feet, a slender body, a long thin neck, large wings, and a short tail. They are about 3–5 ft (90–150 cm) tall. Flamingos flock by the hundreds (sometimes by the millions) in flight formations and wading groups.

They walk the shallows, stirring up organic matter, especially tiny mollusks and crustaceans, which they strain from the muddy water with their sieve like bills. The various species are found along Atlantic and Gulf coasts of tropical and subtropical North America and in South America, Africa, southern Europe, Asia, Madagascar, and India.

Meaning of mascot of phoenix bird, flamingo and therefore, as a type of Phoenix, in Feng Shui:
Bird phoenix in China – a symbol of sun, fire, heat, summer. Since the Chinese phoenix has always been considered “the wife of” the dragon, the phoenix mascot helps to create not only a strong union, but it even helps childless couples.

In Latin, flamingo sounds like a Phoenicopterus, which is translated as “purple wing”. Flamingo – a prototype of the mythical bird Phoenix. It is known that according to legend, at the end of his career phoenix burned in the fire, then certainly reborn from the ashes. It is no accident it is believed that the prototype of flamingos are lycidae phoenix, symbol of transformation and rebirth.

In Egypt, the ancient Egyptians revered flamingos for divine and sacred beings bird. Flamingo personified Egyptian god of sun – Ra. Not by chance on images of old frescoes the ancient Egyptian sun god is depicted with the head of a flamingo bird and the human body.

Talisman with phoenix of red or fiery color will bring happiness, the victory, the beauty and wisdom, help in the prosperity. And to the creative people will assist in the execution of their desires and achieving the goal.

Life in color Pink Flamingo

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