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  • Scientific Names
    • Aramus guarauna
  • Spanish
    • Carao
  • English
    • Limpkin
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • LIMP

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Recent observations

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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mgochfeld

Date

April 14, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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lisalundgren9

Date

May 9, 2016 09:10 AM EDT

Description

limpkin with a chick!

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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redabbott

Date

January 5, 2014 02:28 PM PST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aldo_echeverria

Date

April 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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fawnee014

Date

May 5, 2016 03:07 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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henryd2054

Date

April 25, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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kucycads

Date

April 5, 2016

Place

Davie, FL (Google, OSM)

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jokurtz

Date

December 27, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jokurtz

Date

December 28, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jokurtz

Date

December 29, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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juddpatterson

Date

April 24, 2016 10:18 AM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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juddpatterson

Date

April 23, 2016 06:41 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The limpkin (Aramus guarauna), also called carrao, courlan, and crying bird, is a bird that looks like a large rail but is skeletally closer to cranes. It is the only extant species in the genus Aramus and the family Aramidae. It is found mostly in wetlands in warm parts of the Americas, from Florida to northern Argentina. It feeds on molluscs, with the diet dominated by apple snails of the genus Pomacea. Its name derives from...

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Conservation Summary

  • Mexico
    Amenazada (A) (Source: Norma Oficial 059)
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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