Flamingo Mysteriously Appears in a San Diego Salt Marsh, Far From Home

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Flamingo Mysteriously Appears in a San Diego Salt Marsh, Far From Home
Flamingo Mysteriously Appears in a San Diego Salt Marsh, Far From Home

This flamingo has found its way to the outskirts of San Diego. Flamingos are not at all native to San Diego. Some speculate that the flamingo is a wayward traveller, lost in the midst of migration. Most likely, the bird is a fugitive that escaped from a private collection.

The flamingo has a band on its leg and appears to have had its wings clipped in the past. But the bird is now able to fly. And it has landed in a salt marsh outside San Diego. It has been in the marsh for over two weeks and seems to be getting along with its neighbours. Regardless of where the flamingo came from, the people of San Diego are coming out in droves to see it, showing it that famous California love.

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