Jurong Bird Park, River Safari and Singapore Zoo will reopen to public on 6 July 2020. Night Safari remains closed for now. Please expect some changes to our parks and be guided by the measures. Full details are available here.
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The following Park Experiences are temporarily suspended due to safe distancing measures:
Token feeding at Waterfall Aviary and Flamingo Exhibit
Keepers' Chit Chat
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The following F&B oulets and dining experience are temporarily suspended due to safe distancing measures.
Lunch with Parrots
African Treetops Cafe
Waterfall Aviary Café
Pizza Hut Express
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The Play Area and Birdz & Wormz gift shop at Birdz of Play are temporarily closed due to safe distancing measures.
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The Animal Presentations, High Flyers Show and Kings of the Skies are temporarily suspended.
After the success of the natural open concept of the Flamingo Lake, which houses the greater flamingos, the Flamingo Pool was created in 1984 and became an instant hit with guests as well.
What makes it unique
This is the most brightly-coloured of the flamingo species. Easily identified by its tri-coloured bill – grey at the base, pink in the middle and black at the tip, this bird’s striking plumage derived from pigments in its food. Our flamingos are fed special pellets to maintain their colours. Besides feeding, the birds spend much of their time preening. Courtship displays are often similar to preening movements, only more rigidly performed in an ritualistic sequence of ‘head flagging’ followed by ‘wing saluting’ and ‘twist preening’.
At a height of 80-90cm, this is the smallest flamingo. Its neck is shorter and more thickset than other flamingos.
The lesser flamingo’s bill is deep-keeled and contains up to 10,000 microscopic lamellae, which it uses to trap algae and diatoms. Its tongue works like a piston to pump water in and out of the beak. Slight differences in diet and habits prevent competition among different flamingo species and allow them to share feeding grounds.