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Limpkin Over the Llanos at Hato Pinero Aramus guarauna,Hato Pinero,Limpkin,Los Llanos Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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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 NattyOne
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Uploaded Feb 16, 2020. Captured Aug 8, 2015 12:56.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/664s
  • ISO1250
  • 200mm