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Oilbirds at Chontal.

At the finca de Hugo y Marcia Morales. Hugo has a collection of ancient stone figurines found around the property that look a lot like the oilbirds.

Oilbirds at Chontal.

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The Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis) the only member of the Steatornithidae family, is a nocturnal frugivorous, endemic to South America. Oilbirds breed and roost in caves, often at sufficient depth that no daylight can penetrate, and this must result in the majority of individuals never experiencing throughout their lifetime (up to 12 years) natural light levels above those of maximum moonlight. Within the caves, oilbirds employ echolocation using audible click vocalizations, which provide…

Oilbirds - An extreme example of a low light-level lifestyle among flying birds In all eye types, visual performance is a compromise between.

Javan Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus javensis )

libutron: “Javan Frogmouth Batrachostomus javensis (Caprimulgiformes - Podargidae) is a nocturnal bird, not uncommon but it is seldom seen due to its habits to keep almost entirely to the interior of.

Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis)

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Nyctidromus albicollis (Common Pauraque)

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Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, on the wing

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, on the wing

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, and young

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, and young

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, and one chick

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, and one chick

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