The Florida Flamingo

The Florida Flamingo


  • The Florida Flamingo

Published Date

  • published 1940


enclosure, and there was every indication that the Florida flamingo had
made a successful "come-back."

Students of wild life are hoping that with the establishment of
the proposed Everglades National Park these gorgeous tropical birds will
again find a natural Florida habitat protected against plume gatherers and

"They pass and disappear, where the darkening palms indent
The horizon underneath some high and tawny star,
Lost in the sunset gulfs of glowing cinnabar,
Where sinks the painted moon of orpiment."
C. A. Smith in Asia Magazine, Nov. 1919.