Limpkins are fairly big wetland birds. They're brown with white
speckles, and sort of loud sometimes.
This Limpkin is snacking on an Apple Snail
I've only seen them with small snails, so I suspect that they are
happier birds when there are more white
than pink ones.
This next Limpkin was wading through the water by the
when it plunged its
head beneath the water. It popped back up with a snail that it went on
to eat behind the leaves. I wasn't inclined to hop in with the
Limpkins are very agile birds. I enjoy watching them preen and stretch.