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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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nicoolejnik

Date

April 15, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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nicoolejnik

Date

April 15, 2015

Description

Juvenile.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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nicoolejnik

Date

April 15, 2015

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jaykeller

Date

April 7, 2015 08:54 AM PDT

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Carao Aramus guarauna

Date

April 8, 2015 03:51 PM CDT

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Description

Foto: Cecilia Alvarez

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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miwasatoshi

Date

October 12, 2008

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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jimjohnson

Date

March 25, 2015

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Carao Aramus guarauna

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gzepeda

Date

April 3, 2015 09:14 AM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Carao Aramus guarauna

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gzepeda

Date

April 2, 2015 12:57 PM CDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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tapaculo99

Date

February 28, 2015 08:06 AM EST

Description

Being in a new environment allowed us to pick up a lot of new trip birds on our last morning at Cockscomb, including this Limpkin. In fact, we ended the morning with a day list of 73 species, which was second only to the Mtn. Pine Ridge day.

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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sckraum

Date

March 16, 2015 04:43 PM EDT

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Limpkin Aramus guarauna

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ingridjensen

Date

March 19, 2015

Description

Medium-sized,brown, straight-billed wader fishing in a pond

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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.