Tag: all of Aramus

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

Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) Science Article 2 abstract 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: […]

Snail Kite Kleptoparasitism of Limpkins

Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) Science Article 1 abstract Kleptoparasitism is defined as the stealing of food from an individual by another individual (Rothschild and Clay 1952). Interspecific kleptoparasitism occurs in many animal groups but is particularly widespread among birds, especially when individuals of different species regularly congregate at feeding areas (Brockmana nd Barnard 1979). BRUCE W. […]

Limpkin (Aramus guarauna)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Aramidae | [latin] Aramus guarauna | [UK] Limpkin | [FR] Courlan brun | [DE] Rallenkranich | [ES] Carrao | [NL] Koerlan Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Turnix guarauna Aramus guarauna Aramus guarauna Aramus guarauna NA, LA se USA to Argentina Aramus guarauna dolosus se […]