Flamingos spotted in Wisconsin for first time in history

Flamin’s go wherever the wind blows. Five bright pink tropical birds were spotted frolicking just off the shore of Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan waters on Friday, marking the first time flamingos have been sighted in the state. A horde of birdwatchers already caught a glimpse of three adult birds with pink plumage and two gray juveniles […]

Idalia pushed flamingos into Florida for first time in century

Who doesn’t need a change of scenery from time to time? For the first time in 100 years, flamingos have been spotted dipping their signature pink feathers into Florida waters after being shunted by the violent gusts of Hurricane Idaria. In the days after the Idalia wrath, rare sightings of sandpipers have been reported in […]

Flamingos found in Florida likely hitched a ride with Hurricane Idalia

Tampa, Florida (WFLA) – The bird itself is much less common throughout the Sunshine State, even though the flamingo is almost synonymous with Florida. But Florida residents across the Gulf Coast have reported rare sightings of brightly colored flamingos after Hurricane Idalia, all the way north to the Panhandle region. by Florida Fish and Wildlife […]


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