Notas acerca del forrajeo de Aramus guarauna (Avis: Aramidae) en un estero de aguas salobres

Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) Science Article 2


Some aspects regarding the feeding behaviour of the limpkin (Aramus guarauna) are analyzed. Scientific literature point out that this species mainly feeds on Pomacea spp. (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Ampullariidae). The authors found it feeding with statistical significance preference (G= 17.79, p < 0.01) on Aplexa impluviata laeta (Gastropoda: Basommatophora: Physidae) in a Costa Rican freshwater marsh. The probable causes of this behaviour are analyzed and some aspects the snail species biology are studied.

??, Ecologia de Poblaciones 93-2

Download article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *