Birds of Colombia

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


Limpkin
Limpkin (Aramus guarauna pictus)
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Reserve, Florida, USA
  Limpkins closer to north America are larger and more streaked.
   

Limpkin
Limpkin (Aramus guarauna guarauna)
Sopetran, Antioquia, Colombia
  Limpkins in South American are a bit smaller and less streaked than those in Central and North America.
   

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


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