Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Aramidae (Limpkin)  
Genus: Aramus (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Limpkin
Limpkin (Aramus guarauna pictus)
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Reserve, Florida, USA  
   

A tall bird at around 60 centimeters and with a very loud call, that feeds almost totally on pond snails.


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