Penguin vs Flamingo - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between penguin and flamingo
is that penguin
is any of several flightless sea birds, of order sphenisciformes
, found in the southern hemisphere; marked by their usual upright stance, walking on short legs, and (generally) their stark black and white plumage while flamingo
Any of several flightless sea birds, of order Sphenisciformes , found in the Southern Hemisphere; marked by their usual upright stance, walking on short legs, and (generally) their stark black and white plumage.
* 1638 , (Thomas Herbert), Some Yeares Travels , I:
(slang) A nun (because of the black and white habit).
(juggling) A type of catch where the palm of the hand is facing towards the leg with the arm stretched downward, resembling the flipper of a penguin.
(botany) A spiny bromeliad with egg-shaped fleshy fruit, .
- Here are also birds cal'd Pen-gwins'' (white-head in ''Welch ) like Pigmies walking upright, their finns or wings hanging very orderly downe like sleeves [...].
* Adelie penguin
* African penguin
* Chatham Island penguin
* chinstrap penguin
* crested penguin
* emperor penguin
* erect-crested penguin
* fairy penguin
* Fiordland penguin
* Galapagos penguin
* gentoo penguin
* Humboldt penguin
* jackass penguin
* king penguin
* little penguin
* macaroni penguin
* Magellanic penguin
* Ridgen's penguin
* rockhopper penguin
* royal penguin
* Snares penguin
* white-flippered penguin
* yellow-eyed penguin
A wading bird of the family Phoenicopteridae.
A deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.
* (bird) phenicopter
Of a deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.