International Flamingo Day

Welcome to a day that is all about the pink birds. A chance to celebrate how incredible they are. And why the wetlands they live in are special places to be protected, appreciated and kept safe for birds and people alike.

Find out more about why International Flamingo Day is so important in this short video on our Facebook page.

Read more about why International Flamingo Day is about celebrating all flamingos, be they wild or captive, in this special entry for the WWT Flamingo Dairy.

Follow the links for International Flamingo Day downloads and activities

Flamingo personality quiz

Find out which pink bird is most like you at our fun and family-friendly “what flamingo am I?” personality quiz.

International Flamingo Day posters

What to know more about how to spot each of the six different kinds of flamingo? Download our free flamingo spotting posters.

Keen to brush up on your flamingo knowledge? Want some flamingo trivia to impress your friends? Download our free “fast flamingo facts” posters, one for each species.

What about flamingo trivia?

Keen to host a quiz all about your favourite pink birds? Want to know some cool facts to astound your friends and family? Look no further than our Fifteen Favourite Flamingo Facts, especially put together for International Flamingo Day.

Mr James Says!

He’s our favourite celebrity flamingo and the wisest and most experienced flamingo in the world (probably…) And now, Mr James brings his knowledge of all things pink bird to you. For free! Check out our range of educational infographics in which Mr James explains the differences (and similarities) between his species and the other flamingo species.

Find our more and download for free on our Mr James Says section of our website.

Who are the six different species?

Check out our “Meet the flamingos” page to download a flowchart ID guide that will tell you which flamingo species is which!

International Flamingo Day & our home at WWT

The home of the FSG is at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge Wetlands Centre. You can find out more about the flamingos there in this special edition of the WWT Flamingo Diary, that explains all about International Flamingo Day and WWT’s birds.

What about flamingo behaviour?

Why do flamingos do the things they do? Why do flamingos live in the habitats they do? Why are they famous for dancing?

We’ll be adding to our video library of cool flamingo behaviours so keep checking back for more.

How do flamingos filter feed? Find out more here.

Why do flamingos like to follow the leader? Find out more here.

Go on a virtual safari to East Africa and find out about the daily lives of the wild flamingos that live there in the YouTube video below.