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    • Aramus guarauna
  • Spanish
    • Carao
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    • Limpkin
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    • LIMP

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Recent observations

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jameswbeck

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January 25, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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royaltyler

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January 25, 2015 11:45 AM EST

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Limpkin

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limpkin Aramus guarauna

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marcocelis

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January 25, 2015

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Carrao
Aramus guarauna
Limpkin

Solitaria ave vadeadora que no tiene parientes cercanos. El ave más similar es el ibis, que tiene el pico curvo. Se reproduce de abril a julio, pone de 4 a 7 huevos, el nido es una plataforma hecha de pasto. Come caracoles y conchas.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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gyrrlfalcon

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January 24, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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February 11, 2014 04:32 PM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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annikaml

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January 6, 2015 01:37 PM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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annikaml

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January 4, 2015 03:41 PM CST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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May 14, 2014 03:09 PM CDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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musicwolf

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January 1, 2015

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Carao Aramus guarauna

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pmyska

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March 13, 2014

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

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May 18, 2013 05:00 PM CDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jmoralesrbpc

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December 3, 2014 01:32 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.