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

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Recent observations

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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cdmar10

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March 3, 2015 02:43 PM EST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jimmyaj

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April 18, 2013

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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cdmar10

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March 1, 2015

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Carao Aramus guarauna

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guille

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July 17, 2009 11:39 AM ART

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limpkin Aramus guarauna

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murcidrea

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September 19, 2012

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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elfaulkner

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February 16, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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May 11, 2014 03:24 PM CDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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fm5050

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January 15, 2015 02:58 PM EST

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Green Cay Wetlands, FL January 15, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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gyrrlfalcon

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February 3, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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January 16, 2014 01:31 PM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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February 1, 2015 05:42 PM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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January 28, 2015 03:53 PM CST

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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.