guacharo vs oilbird what difference

what is difference between guacharo and oilbird

English

Etymology

Compare Spanish guácharo (sickly, dropsical), guacharaca (a sort of bird).

Noun

guacharo (plural guacharos or guacharoes)

  1. A nocturnal bird of South America and Trinidad (Steatornis caripensis or Steatornis steatornis); the oilbird.



English

Etymology

oil +‎ bird

Noun

oilbird (plural oilbirds)

  1. Steatornis caripensis, a nocturnal South American bird related to the nightjars that feeds on the fruit of the oil palm and tropical laurels.

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