Herding flamingos: Zoo Miami's birds get temporarily relocated

  • Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill captures one of the zoo's flamingos for temporary relocation. Zoo officials caught each of the 38 Caribbean flamingos to relocate them to a secluded area in preparation for the demolition of the old front entrance area and the subsequent construction of a new entry on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill captures one of the zoo's flamingos for temporary relocation. Zoo officials caught each of the 38 Caribbean flamingos to relocate them to a secluded area in preparation for the demolition of the old front entrance area and the subsequent construction of a new entry on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • From left, zookeeper Michelle Goostree, Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill, and zookeepers Megan Dunn, Kresimir Glenja and Jessica Klumb capture some of the zoo's flamingos for temporary relocation. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • From left, zookeeper Michelle Goostree, Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill, and zookeepers Megan Dunn, Kresimir Glenja and Jessica Klumb capture some of the zoo's flamingos for temporary relocation. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill captures one of the zoo's flamingos for temporary relocation. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami zookeeper Michelle Goostree, center, captures one of the zoo's flamingos for temporary relocation. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami officials corralled each of the 38 Caribbean flamingos at their old exhibit so they can be relocated to a secluded area in the zoo’s conservation and breeding center on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill, left, captures one of the zoo’s flamingos for temporary relocation. Along with Magill, zookeepers Michelle Goostree, Megan Dunn, Kresimir Glenja and Jessica Klumb help catch some of the 38 Caribbean flamingos on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami officials relocate flamingos to a secluded area in preparation for the demolition of the old front entrance area and the subsequent construction of a new entry on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill, right, and zookeeper Jessica Klumb capture the zoo’s flamingos for temporary relocation. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zookeeper Jessica Klumb captures one of the zoo's flamingos for temporary relocation on the grounds in preparation for the demolition of the old front entrance on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami officials corral 38 Caribbean flamingos in their old exhibit so they can be relocated to a secluded area in the zoo’s conservation and breeding center on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • From left, Zoo Miami Communications Director Ron Magill captures images of the zoo's flamingos while zookeepers Michelle Goostree and Jessica Klumb assist on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Isaiah Yutzy , 6, watches as Zoo Miami officials corral 38 Caribbean flamingos so they can be relocated on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • One of the flamingos waits as Zoo Miami officials prepare to corral the group so they can be relocated to a secluded area during construction on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Some of the flamingos wait as Zoo Miami officials prepare to corral and catch them so they can be relocated during construction on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Some of the flamingos wait as Zoo Miami officials prepare to corral and catch them so they can be relocated during construction on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami officials caught each of the zoo’s 38 Caribbean flamingos to relocate them to a secluded area in preparation for the demolition of the old front entrance area and the subsequent construction of a new entry on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Zoo Miami officials caught each of the zoo’s 38 Caribbean flamingos to relocate them to a secluded area in preparation for the demolition of the old front entrance area and the subsequent construction of a new entry on Thursday, April 17, 2014. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF