Limpkin feeding on Snail

Limpkin with snail in beak
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Sandy-in-Alaska-100x-100Limpkin standing in reeds with snail in beak (sandra calderbank)This bird is one of my favorites and it is uncommon in North America!  They feed on freshwater apple snails and here is one grabbing a snail. They are large wading birds like ibises but are in a family represented  by only one species.
sandra calderbank
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