September 26, 2023

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BOPC breaks Guinness World Record for “Longest Line Of Garden Flamingos” in 2022

Records are built to be broken.

That was the sentiment of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) as it established out to reclaim the glory that it at first heralded again in 2018, when it set the report for the longest line of back garden flamingos in the entire world. When that 2018 report was surpassed in 2020 by South Carolina, BOPC realized that it had to fight tricky to reestablish the title.

Councilmember David Rivera stands with Stephanie Crockatt, Govt Director of BPOC, and Brittany Dunn, Guinness World Documents formal adjudicator | Photograph by Kyle Toth

As perseverance would have it, that coveted title was brought again to Buffalo yesterday, as BOPC placed 4,280 “FLOmingos” (named soon after Frederick Regulation Olmsted himself) in an outstanding “conga” line at Front Park. It didn’t take very long just before the history try was announced as a solid victory, which surpassed the earlier history by 527 garden flamingos.

The file-setting hard work was part of the calendar year-prolonged countrywide “Olmsted 200: Parks for All People” campaign - a celebration of Olmsted’s 200th birthday.

After again, Buffalo has laid declare to the Guinness Environment History for the longest line of backyard garden flamingos – a document that is not only impressive on its very own, it also represents an remarkable neighborhood effort to assistance the Olmsted Parks Procedure.

Picture by Rachacha

Immediately after the history-environment occasion wrapped up, all those who adopted a FLOmingo ended up invited to arrive decide on them up and just take them property. So if you get started looking at solitary customers of this sensational flamboyance of pink flamingos perching in gardens in the course of the region, now you know why.

Image by Kyle Toth