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    • LIMP
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    • Aramus guarauna
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    • Carao
  • English
    • Limpkin

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 3, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Description

Westside Industrial Park, Duval Co., FL April 3, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

calopteryx

Date

May 28, 2008

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

nancykraut

Date

March 20, 2014 07:08 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

deva13n

Date

May 27, 2013

Place

Orlando, Florida (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

john11

Date

December 22, 2000

Place

Nassau (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Carao Aramus guarauna

Observer

francisco3

Date

March 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

vfazio

Date

January 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

vfazio

Date

January 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

rchavezdm

Date

January 5, 2014 11:37 AM CST

Description

Carao, Limpkin, Aramus guarauna, Aves, Mexico, Tabasco.
Playa Miramar, Centla, Tabasco, México
5 de enero de 2014
ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S16249366

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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.