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The Oilbird is related to the nightjar and is usually placed in the order Caprimulgiformes, in the family Steatornithidae. It is also known as Guácharo.
  • Oilbird - Steatornithidae

    Describes the large, strange, cave-dwelling vegetarian nightbird. With information on behaviour, photographs, and cited literature.

  • The Super-Senses of Oilbirds

    A creationist viewpoint claiming the species eludes an evolutionary explanation.

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