Meet the Oilbird: A Bird that Thinks it’s a Bat
74597 Meet the Oilbird: A Bird that Thinks it's a Bat

Meet the Oilbird: A Bird that Thinks it’s a Bat




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Sources:
https://www.audubon.org/news/the-oilbird
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18500-zoologger-the-troglodyte-bat-bird-of-south-america/
https://www.birdnote.org/show/oilbirds-lightless-life
https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/p_p_spp/overview?p_p_spp=223931
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14740100 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1427131 ——-
Images:
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/bat-icon-silhouette-gm859149322-141822199
Oilbird 2015-06-06 (1)
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P1010532mod.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oilbird_(17370415445).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oilbird_2015-06-06_(3)_(40271604122).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oilpalmmagdalenacolombia-2.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P1010538mod.jpg

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