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The Limpkin, "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".

Similar species: Crane-like Birds
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Mar 19, 2022. Captured Nov 18, 2021 06:49 in 67C6X698+22.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO4000
  • 550mm