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Related to Steatornis: Steatornithidae
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Noun1.Steatornis - type and sole genus of the family SteatornithidaeSteatornis - type and sole genus of the family Steatornithidae
bird genus - a genus of birds
guacharo, oilbird, Steatornis caripensis - nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter
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Between the years 1940 and 1970, the regulation of commercial hunting existed only for endangered species, such as Vultur gryphus (condor), Steatornis caripensis (oil bird) and Icterus Icterus (troupial) (Baptiste et al.
The natural history of the oilbird, Steatornis caripensis, in Trinidad, W.
Several nests hanging over the cliff above the cave of Steatornis caripensis.