Limpkin

Aramus guarauna

Order

GRUIFORMES

Family

Limpkin (Aramidae)

Code 4

LIMP

Code 6

ARAGUA

ITIS

HEAD

Limpkin Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Brown with white streaking.
  • Forehead Color: Brown with white streaking.
  • Nape Color: Brown with white streaking.
  • Throat Color: Brown with white streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Limpkin Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 66-71 cm (26-28 in)
  • Weight: 1088 g (38.4 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Brown
  • Upperparts: Brown with white streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Limpkin Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid wing beats followed by short glide.
  • Wingspan Range: 107 cm (42 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Gray-green
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