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  • Steatornithidae, Steatornis, oil-bird or guacharo, South America.
  • One species, the guacharo (Steatornis caripensis), or oil-bird, is commonly said to occur only in Venezuela, though it is found in Colombia and Ecuador also.
  • The principal cave, known as the Cueva del Guacharo, extends inward a distance of 2800 ft.
  • These caves are frequented by a species of night-hawk, called guacharo, which nests in the recesses of the rocks.
  • Species of the pheasant and partridge are not uncommon, and the " guacharo " (Steatornis caripensis), once believed to inhabit Venezuela only, is found in Ecuador also.

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