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

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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durieudm

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August 26, 2016

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terrapinjoe

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July 15, 2016 04:37 PM CDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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craigdux

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August 27, 2016 06:11 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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marykeim

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May 27, 2015 10:47 AM EDT

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Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, May 2015.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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marykeim

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February 24, 2016 01:08 PM EST

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Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, February 2016.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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petecorradino

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February 17, 2009 03:21 PM EST

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nicoolejnik

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August 20, 2016 11:20 AM ART

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lorax32

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August 20, 2016 04:50 PM EDT

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marykeim

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March 29, 2016 02:59 PM EDT

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Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, March 2016.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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marykeim

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May 18, 2016 11:20 AM EDT

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Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, May 2016.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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marykeim

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May 18, 2016 11:17 AM EDT

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Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, May 2016.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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marykeim

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June 1, 2016 01:29 PM EDT

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Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, June 2016.

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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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