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    • 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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belenjd

Date

October 3, 2013

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jaykeller

Date

July 8, 2014 01:09 PM PDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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greglasley

Date

July 16, 2014

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 28, 2009

Description

Walking in the road! This was the day that Peggy and I met Jeff and Liz Gordon

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joseduardo21

Date

June 26, 2014 10:29 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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musicwolf

Date

May 28, 2014 12:51 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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ronsavage

Date

April 27, 2014

Description

First observed in the area. Only seen once before in Haiti.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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fm5050

Date

April 3, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Description

Westside Industrial Park, Duval Co., FL April 3, 2014

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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calopteryx

Date

May 28, 2008

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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nancykraut

Date

March 20, 2014 07:08 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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deva13n

Date

May 27, 2013

Place

Orlando, Florida (Google, OSM)

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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john11

Date

December 22, 2000

Place

Nassau (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The Limpkin (also called carrao, courlan, and crying bird), Aramus guarauna, 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

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.