The order Phoenicopteridae includes larger wading birds found in tropical regions. They are most common in the Eastern Hemisphere, but also occur in the Western Hemisphere.
They have plumages that range from reddish, orange to pinkish. They have long legs, long necks and bills that are down turned at the tip.
Any of several large gregarious wading birds of the family of tropical regions, having reddish or pinkish plumage, long legs, a long flexible neck, and a bill turned downward at the tip.