Definition of Oilbirds. Meaning of Oilbirds. Synonyms of Oilbirds

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Definition of Oilbirds

Oilbird
Oilbird Oil"bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Guacharo.

Meaning of Oilbirds from wikipedia

- Steatornis and the family Steatornithidae. Nesting in colonies in caves, oilbirds are nocturnal feeders on the fruits of the oil palm and tropical laurels...
- Cueva de los Tayos (Spanish, "Cave of the Oilbirds") is a cave located on the eastern slopes of the Andes mountains in the Morona-Santiago province of...
- (nightjars, nighthawks and allies), Nyctibiidae (potoos), Steatornithidae (oilbirds), Podargidae (frogmouths), Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds), as well...
- in 1799 by Alexander von Humboldt, who realised that the thousands of oilbirds (guácharos in Spanish; scientific name Steatornis caripensis) which live...
- species) Family Hemiprocnidae (treeswifts, 4 species) Family Steatornithidae (oilbird, 1 species) Traditionally, they were regarded, on morphological grounds...
- happen, but here the hearing sensitivity is also reduced close to a target. Oilbirds and some species of swiftlet are known to use a relatively crude form of...
- Early Eocene–Present Caprimulgiformes (Nightjars, nighthawks, potoos, oilbirds, frogmouths and owlet-nightjars) – 59.2–0 Mya, Middle Paleocene–Present...
- mesites Worldwide; 500 species Caprimulgidae: nightjars Steatornithidae: oilbird Nyctibiidae: potoos Podargidae: frogmouths Daedalornithes Aegothelidae:...
- in the Northern Range of Trinidad and Tobago. The Caves are home to the Oilbirds. These are the only nocturnal fruit eating birds in the world. They forage...
- cave is sometimes also called Oropouche. The caves are home to bats and Oilbirds (Steatornis caripensis). These are the only nocturnal fruit eating birds...
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