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Limpkin
Limpkin Limp"kin (l[i^]mp"k[i^]n), n. (Zo["o]l.) Either one of two species of wading birds of the genus Aramus, intermediate between the cranes and rails. The limpkins are remarkable for the great length of the toes. One species (A. giganteus) inhabits Florida and the West Indies; the other (A. scolopaceus) is found in South America. Called also courlan, and crying bird.

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- The limpkin (Aramus guarauna), also called carrao, courlan, and crying bird, is a large wading bird related to rails and cranes, and the only extant species...
- USS Limpkin may refer to the following ships of the United States Navy: USS Limpkin (AMc-48), launched 5 April 1941 and placed out of service 15 April...
- Clive Limpkin (1937 – 13 May 2020) was a British photojournalist and writer. Limpkin was born in 1937 in the United Kingdom. He worked as a photojournalist...
- USS Limpkin (AMS/MSC-195) was a Bluebird-cl**** minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for clearing coastal minefields. The second ship to be named...
- USS Limpkin (AMc-48) was an Accentor-cl**** coastal minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for clearing coastal minefields. The vessel was launched...
- rail, Laterallus jamaicensis (R) Order: Gruiformes   Family: Aramidae The limpkin is an odd bird that looks like a large rail, but is skeletally closer to...
- Gruiformes (Cranes, crakes, rails, wood-rails, flufftails, gallinules, limpkins, trumpeters, finfoots and sungrebes) – 59–0 Mya, Late Paleocene–present...
- Laterallus jamaicensis (A) LC Order: Gruiformes   Family: Aramidae The limpkin is an odd bird that looks like a large rail, but is skeletally closer to...
- families comprising one to three species, such as the Heliornithidae, the limpkin, or the Psophiidae. Other birds have been placed in this order more out...
- Gruiformes   Family: Aramidae The limpkin resembles a large rail. It has drab-brown plumage and a grayer head and neck. Limpkin, Aramus guarauna Order:...
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