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Limpkin Pause Taken at Green Cay Wetlands in S Florida, USA Aramus guarauna,Limpkin Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Limpkin Pause

Taken at Green Cay Wetlands in S Florida, USA

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  1. Great Sharp image. Good one :) Posted 5 years ago

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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 robomsawin
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Uploaded Feb 21, 2017. Captured Dec 30, 2016 17:51.
  • Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO125
  • 105.554mm