Found mostly in wetland areas, ranging from Florida to Argentina. The Limpkin can be found feeding on molluscs, mainly apple snails in these areas. A relatively large bird, with dark brown plumage where the head, neck, back and underparts have white markings. Usually heard making a loud wail at night or at dawn, as well as a clucking noise.
The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust is proud to consider the Limpkin the newest member of inhabitants of bird species . the following link shows a glimpse of this magnificent bird in action.