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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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jmoralesrbpc

Date

December 3, 2014 01:32 PM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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julio

Date

November 8, 2014

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jmoralesrbpc

Date

July 31, 2014 06:21 PM HST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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nicolasolejnik

Date

November 8, 2014

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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isrraelgracia

Date

September 12, 2014

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Description

Estaba perchado en vegetación riparia.

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isrraelgracia

Date

September 12, 2014

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Description

Estaba perchado en vegetación riparia.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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sara4

Date

September 25, 2014

Place

florida (Google, OSM)

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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sara4

Date

September 25, 2014

Place

florida (Google, OSM)

Description

med- sized wading

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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nicolasolejnik

Date

February 21, 2011

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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ecologyelise

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

3 or 4 casually observed during rainy day visit.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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belenjd

Date

October 3, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jaykeller

Date

July 8, 2014 01:09 PM PDT
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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.