Trivia #034 – A Flamboyance Of Flamingoes

Lake Nakuru is the single most important foraging site for the lesser flamingo anywhere, and a major nesting and breeding ground for great white pelicans. It has been described by ornithologists as the greatest bird spectacle in the world.
What is the estimated flamingo population at Lake Nakuru?

1. 500,00 – 1 millon
2. 1 – 2 million
3. 1.5 – 10 million
4. 2.5 – 5 million

2. 1 – 2 million. Lake Nakuru plays host to the largest gatherings of long-legged, long-necked greater and lesser flamingos. It’s abundance of algae is what attracts these birds that famously line the shore. An absolutely incredible feature to behold.

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