Caprimulgiformes

Oilbird (Steatornithidae)

HBW 5, p. 244

  • Large nocturnal fruit-eating birds, with hooked bill, wide gape, long wings and tail, and short legs.
  • NW South America to Trinidad.
  • Roosts and nests gregariously in caves, locally from sea-level up to 3400 m; feeds in subtropical forests.
  • 1 genus, 1 species, 1 taxon.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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