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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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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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mrfish33

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July 13, 2016 05:39 AM PDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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mrfish33

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July 12, 2016 09:19 AM PDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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heatherc

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July 13, 2016 07:06 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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mrfish33

Date

July 10, 2016 01:03 PM PDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Date

July 9, 2016 07:17 AM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Foto: Cecilia Alvarez

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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matthew_e_smith

Date

July 5, 2016 08:00 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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flavio3

Date

February 25, 2010 01:46 AM BRT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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aureliomolinahdz

Date

July 4, 2016 06:35 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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September 30, 2006

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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June 24, 2016

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 7, 2016 02:20 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Atliyac.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

May 13, 2016 03:22 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Río Paso Limón. Comapa, Veracruz.

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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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