Rhapsody in pink

Ria Lagartos, Yucatan, Mexico

Flamingos in flight

Pair of American flamingos flying

Yucatan, Mexico

Each year, large flocks of American Flamingos come to Ria Lagartos to breed. The birds paddle in the shallow waters in huge numbers, feeding on brine shrimp. Their unusually-shaped beaks are used to filter the muddy water and separate out silt and water from their food.