Nature Hey can you see all that stuff in the water…? Let’s look closer. So beautiful. SHARE Facebook Twitter A colony of flamingos looks like this……? Accepted! It is a large colony. In fact I learned today that flamingos could probably take over the world. What you don’t and you should about flamingos is that mostly they in colonies to sift for their favorite type of algae together in water. These birds gather in millions for this exercise. Your mind will be blown by their sheer numbers.