A  Flamboyance of Flamingos

This is our entry in Dutch goes the Photo!’s Tuesday Photo Challenge – Pink.

Where do flamingos go in the winter? We found a  flamboyance of flamingos under a snowbank during Snowmageddon, the snowstorm that dumped 18 – 32 inches of snow on the Washington, DC, area in February 2010. Following Snowpocalypse, that also buried the region in December 2009, Snowmageddon ranks among the five largest area snow events in a century and a half.


This photo was taken on February 6, 2010. Specs are:

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, ISO 200, f/4.9, 1/30 sec, 18.6 mm

Disclaimer: No plastic flamingos were harmed during the making of this image. And they seemed none the worse for wear after the storm.