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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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lorax32

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January 20, 2017 05:45 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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brentjohnson

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January 6, 2014

Description

limpkin

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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December 18, 2016 01:05 PM CST

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bennypoo

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December 24, 2016 02:53 PM CST

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3 individuals observed at this location

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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bennypoo

Date

December 24, 2016 11:44 AM CST

Description

One individual in the park.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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plruiz

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January 14, 2017 04:09 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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terrilldactyl

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January 15, 2017 11:35 AM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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nlblock

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January 2, 2017 10:20 AM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jeremylichstein

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January 14, 2017 04:19 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jeremylichstein

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January 14, 2017 04:13 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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birdnerdjosh

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December 30, 2016 09:22 AM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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noaboa

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January 12, 2017 07:32 PM EST
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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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