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

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Recent observations

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What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Date

June 24, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 7, 2016 02:20 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

May 13, 2016 03:22 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Paso Limón. Comapa, Veracruz.

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

March 29, 2016 04:50 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

March 29, 2016 04:50 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

psweet

Date

May 20, 2016 05:16 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

June 21, 2016 06:35 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

jaykeller

Date

February 4, 2012 02:15 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

April 27, 2016 07:04 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 14, 2016 01:55 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 14, 2016 03:39 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

joannamckasy

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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