Andean Flamingos in the Salar de Atacama

Andean Flamingos feeding on brine shrimp on the largest salt flat (1,200 sq miles) in Chile with the snow-capped Andes mountains in the background. These flamingos are the rarest of 3 species that inhabit this region of Chile and live at altitudes from 8,000-16,000 ft in altitude. (photo: Gregory Gasic)