Gediz River Delta: A shelter for flamingo

Gediz River Delta in western Turkey hosts about 300 bird species and approximately 80,000 birds in winter. It's one of the breeding grounds of flamingos in Turkey and provides shelter for 10 percent of the world's flamingo population. Here are some drone photos of flamingos living in Gediz River Delta.

Flamingos are a type of wading bird with reddish or pink feathers who prefer to live near water in warm areas. Flamingos mainly inhabit around the Mediterranean coast, northwest India and Africa.

(All images via VCG)

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