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Oilbird
Steatornis caripensis von Humboldt, 1817
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Steatornithidae
Genus:
  Steatornis

Scientific:
  Steatornis caripensis

Citation:
  von Humboldt, 1817

Reference:
  Bull.Sci.Soc.Philom. 4 p.52

Protonym:
  Steatornis caripensis

Avibase ID:
  A820F1653743ABDF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A820F165

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555524

Geographic range:

  • Steatornis caripensis: Locally from Panama and n S Am. to w Bolivia; Trinidad
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Oilbird
Czech:
  gvačaro jeskynní
German:
  Fettschwalm
Danish:
  Fedtfugl
Spanish:
  Guácharo
Finnish:
  rasvakehrääjä
French:
  Guacharo des cavernes
Italian:
  Guaciaro
Japanese:
  aburayotaka
Japanese:
  アブラヨタカ
Dutch:
  Vetvogel
Norwegian:
  Fettfugl
Polish:
  tluszczak
Portuguese:
  Guácharo
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Guácharo
Russian:
  Жиряк
Slovak:
  guačaro jaskynný
Swedish:
  oljefågel
Chinese:
  油鸱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Guacharo des cavernes ( Steatornis caripensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Guacharo des cavernes ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements, version 2015:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements, version 2016:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements, version 2017:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Clements, version 2018:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 1.55:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 2015:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 2016:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 2017:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
eBird version 2018:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Steatornis caripensis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Steatornis caripensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Steatornis caripensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Steatornis caripensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Steatornis caripensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Guácharo, Ocell de l'oli
Czech: Gvacaro jeskynní, gvačaro jeskynní
Danish: Fedtfugl
German: Fettschwalm
English: Guacharo, Oilbird
Spanish: Guacharo, Guácharo, Huira pishco
Spanish (Colombia): Guácharo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Guacharo
Spanish (Ecuador): Huira pishco
Spanish (Spain): Guácharo
Spanish (Panama): Guácharo
Spanish (Peru): Guácharo
Spanish (Venezuela): Guácharo
Estonian: õlilind (guahaaro)
Finnish: Rasvakehrääjä
French: Diablotin, Guacharo de Caripe, Guacharo des cavernes
Hungarian: zsírfecske
Italian: Guaciaro
Japanese: aburayotaka
Japanese: アブラヨタカ
Latin: Steatornis caripennis, Steatornis caripensis, Steatornis carpensis
Lithuanian: Guacharai, Guacharas
Dutch: Vetvogel
Norwegian: Fettfugl
Polish: tluszczak, tłuszczak
Portuguese: guácharo
Portuguese (Brazil): guacharo, Guácharo
Portuguese (Portugal): Guácharo
Russian: Гуахаро, Жиряк
Slovak: guačaro jaskynný, Guacharo jaskynný
Serbian: Uljana ptica (guačaro)
Swedish: Oljefågel
Chinese: 油鸱
Chinese (Traditional): 油鴟

 

         

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