Birds & Alligators | Limpkins
The limpkin is a long legged, long necked, goose sized bird. greyish brown with white spots and streaks and a long slender down curved bill. Limpkins live mainly in wooded swamps and marshes and are mainly active at night. They make a long, strident, distinctive wailing call. Their preferred diet is of apple snails but they also eat frogs, tadpoles and aquatic insects.