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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

joanroma

Date

April 10, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

terathopius

Date

April 9, 2015 02:40 PM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

panza_rayada

Date

December 12, 2014 09:17 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

eolanp

Date

May 1, 2015 06:43 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

mrfish33

Date

July 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

trc_alison

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Two were doing a mating dance on the trail.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

julio

Date

August 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 6, 2015 01:40 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

kltill

Date

August 8, 2015 02:00 PM CDT

Description

Pair

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

elkman22

Date

August 6, 2015 08:08 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 29, 2015
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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.