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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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adorantes

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May 14, 2013

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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adorantes

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May 14, 2013

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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marvelliott

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January 14, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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tegorl

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February 7, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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February 5, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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susanelliott

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February 2, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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debaraj

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February 6, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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dnydick

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February 5, 2016 04:38 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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cdmar10

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January 30, 2016 02:44 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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January 20, 2016 12:23 PM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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cae1

Date

February 1, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 2, 2016 02:44 PM CST

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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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