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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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budowski

Date

November 29, 2016 02:24 PM IST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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mindymorales

Date

November 25, 2016 01:36 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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lorax32

Date

November 23, 2016 02:12 PM EST

Description

I believe that it is a Limpkin.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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craigdux

Date

September 18, 2009 08:48 AM ADT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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lorax32

Date

November 20, 2016 04:22 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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taystein

Date

November 20, 2016 01:18 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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joseduardo21

Date

November 19, 2016 09:47 AM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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dawg1013

Date

November 8, 2016 09:46 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I saw 2

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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belyykit

Date

December 1, 2012 03:43 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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belyykit

Date

November 28, 2012 05:35 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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natureali

Date

July 30, 2013 01:39 PM PDT

Description

New Port Richey, Florida
30 July 2013

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No photos or sounds

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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dawg1013

Date

November 1, 2016 01:50 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eating an apple snail

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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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