guacharo


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Synonyms for guacharo

nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter

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It is known as the oilbird because the chicks have very thick adipose tissue around their stomach, that indians use ("guacharo oil") as fuel for lamps.
(17) 'Guacharo' Caves is spelled correctly in the manuscript; the published 'Guachara' is an error.
Hyalinobatrachium orientale orientale.- Venezuela: Monagas, Cueva del Guacharo, 1 065 msnm: MHNLS 13353; Rio Pajaral, afluente del Rio Caripe (10[grados]10'10" N-63[grados]20'36" W, 1 000-1 200 msnm), MHNLS 14750-14752.
(2011), en poblaciones muy intervenidas encontraron una densidad de 430 ind/ha y Davila, Alvis y Ospina (2012) encontraron una densidad de 281.7 ind/ha en poblaciones menos intervenidas que se encuentran en el Parque Nacional Natural Cueva de los Guacharos.