Why Do Flamingos Stand on One Leg?

Quick question: why do flamingos stand on one leg? Hank explains as quickly as he can!

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Sources:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19637281
http://www.livescience.com/5732-flamingos-stand-leg.html
http://mentalfloss.com/article/31117/why-do-flamingos-stand-one-leg