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

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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billmiky

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November 10, 2013

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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billmiky

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2013-11-10

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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dpom

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December 30, 2012 05:23 AM PST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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dpom

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January 3, 2013 02:27 PM PST

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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fm5050

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May 17, 2015 05:55 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jmoralesrbpc

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August 4, 2013 04:16 PM CDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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juanrafael77

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May 30, 2014

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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danielgeorge

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May 2, 2015 04:01 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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cholzapfel

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March 18, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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lisalundgren9

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June 6, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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tavo

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June 6, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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hadasparag

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March 18, 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.