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Flamingo Bulletin, Issue 18 March 2011

Lee, R., Arengo, F. & Bechet, A. (eds.). 2011. Flamingo, Bulletin of the IUCN-SSC/Wetlands
International Flamingo Specialist Group, No. 18. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, UK.



i Contents
ii Editorial
iv Membership summary
Breeding & ringing summaries
01 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
03 Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
04 Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
04 Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis
05 Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus
06 Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi
07 Captive populations
News reports
08 In memoriam of Dr Lindsay Oaks
08 Unusual winter breeding by Lesser Flamingos on Sua Pan, Botswana in 2009
09 Positive news from Kamfers Dam
09 Conservation breakthrough in Botswana
10 FSG and social networking
10 New FSG website
11 New FSG logo
Short reports
12 Seasonal variation of Andean and Chilean Flamingos in lowland wetlands of central Argentina
M. Romano et al.
14 The Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus still breeds in Dasht-e Nawar, Afghanistan S. Ostrowski et al.
17 Modification of Dahlgren’s apparatus for crop draining of flamingos B.M. Parasharya & A. Tere
20 Bela-Mowana: a lesser known nesting site of flamingos in India B.M. Parasharya et al.
24 Ecology and present status of flamingos at Sambhar Salt Lake, Rajasthan, India: a critical comparison with past records S. Kulshreshtha et al.

28 Population size, daily movements and nesting of the Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus at the Sabkhat Al-Jabboul Lake, close to Aleppo, Syria N. Hamidan et al.
33 Chott Merouane (Algérie): un nouveau site de reproduction du Flamant rose Phoenicopterus roseus
E. Bensaci et al.
38 Counting flamingos with a mobile phone – connecting all the flamingo lakes? M. Iliffe et al.
42 Is ground census of flamingo lakes worthwhile? H. L. Morales-Roldan et al.
45 Monitoreo Mensual de Tres Especies de Flamenco en el Monumento Nacional Laguna de los Pozuelos, Jujuy, Argentina C. A. Rodríguez et al.
48 Fourth simultaneous flamingo census in South America: preliminary results P. Marconi et al.
54 Current population status, trend and distribution of Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor at Lake Natron,
Tanzania T. E. M. Clamsen et al.
58 Population and habitat of the Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor in Thane Creek, Mumbai, India
L. Vijayan et al.
62 A new review of the status of the Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber in the Dominican Republic and Haiti M. M. Paulino et al.
67 The use of mirrors and artificial nest mounds to encourage breeding in Chilean Flamingos Phoenicopterus chilensis at Colchester Zoo L. McAlpin
71 A new nesting site for the Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus in the Algerian Sahara and an account of the 2010 breeding season N. Bouchibi Baaziz et al.
76 Flamingo-related publications in 2010            

Related Action(s):
African Waterbird Census, Neotropical Waterbird Census

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