The Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) inhabits from the Southeast part of United States, and South Mexico to Ecuador and North Argentina. It is seen in open freshwater marshes, pond and river margins, and wooded swamps. Its measures are 66 cm (26 inches) in height and 1.1 kg in weight.
Its face is gray-brown, head and neck are streaked whit brown and white. Body dark brown glossed with greenish to purplish. Bill yellow and legs dull greenish. Eats apple snails.