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Limpkin Images

Limpkin Images, Facts and Information:

Aramus guarauna

  • Limpkins are large, long-legged, long necked brown birds with bright white spots that have long, slight decurved bills.
  • Limpkins are the only member of their taxonomic family and are closely related to rails and cranes.
  • Limpkins can be found in South and Central America, the Caribbean and Florida.
  • Their preferred habitat includes brushy and wooded freshwater swamps and marshes.
  • The main prey item of Limpkins are apple snails but they will also consume  frogs, other mollusks and insects.
  • Limpkins are a Species of Special Concern in Florida due to habitat destruction and drainage of the marshes.
  • Limpkins lay 3 to 8 eggs which hatch in 27 days. Both sexes incubate and they are monogamous.
  • A group of limpkins is known as a “hobbling” of limpkins.
  • Limpkins can live up to 12 years.

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