+ A flock of flamingos is called a flamboyance.
+ The word flamingo comes from the Latin word flamenco, which means fire, referring to the birds bright feathers.
+ Don Featherstone of Massachusetts invented the pink plastic lawn flamingo in 1957 and died on National Pink Day. What a great way to go.
+ Their pink feathers come from eating so much beta carotene in their diet.
+ Their feathers underneath are black and can only be seen when in flight.