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Green-backed Honeyguide
Prodotiscus zambesiae Shelley, 1894
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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Indicatoridae
Genus:
  Prodotiscus

Scientific:
  Prodotiscus zambesiae

Citation:
  Shelley, 1894

Reference:
  Ibis p.8

Protonym:
  Prodotiscus zambesiae

Avibase ID:
  B20CDCE3BF05E6AB

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553945

Geographic range:

  • Prodotiscus zambesiae [zambesiae or lathburyi]: central Angola to southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern Tanzania, Namibia, and Mozambique
  • Prodotiscus zambesiae ellenbecki: S Ethiopia to Kenya and n Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Green-backed Honeyguide
Czech:
  medozvěstka zelenohřbetá
German:
  Graubauch-Laubpicker
Danish:
  Grønrygget Honninggøg
Spanish:
  Indicador del Zambeze
Finnish:
  loistikka
French:
  Indicateur gris
Icelandic:
  Green-backed Honeyguide
Italian:
  Indicatore dorsoverde
Japanese:
  higashiori-buhimemitsuoshie
Japanese:
  ヒガシオリーブヒメミツオシエ
Dutch:
  Grijze Honingspeurder
Norwegian:
  Alvesnyltefugl
Polish:
  miodowodzik szaroglowy
Portuguese:
  Indicador cinzento
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Green-backed Honeyguide
Russian:
  Зелёный тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak:
  voskárka sivohlavá
Swedish:
  miombohonungsvisare
Chinese:
  绿背蜜鴷


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Indicateur gris ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Indicateur gris ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Eastern Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Green-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus zambesiae) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Prodotiscus zambesiae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Prodotiscus zambesiae [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Dunbekheuningvoel, Dunbekheuningvoël
Catalan: Indicador del Zambeze
Czech: Medozvestka zelenohrbetá, medozvěstka zelenohřbetá
Danish: Grønrygget Honninggøg
German: Graubauch-Laubpicker, Zwerghoniganzeiger
English: Eastern Green-backed Honeybird, Eastern Green-backed Honeyguide, Eastern Honeybird, Eastern Honeyguide, Green backed Honeyguide, Green-backed Honeybird, Greenbacked Honeyguide, Green-backed Honeyguide, Honeyguide, Slender-billed Honeybird, Slenderbilled Honeyguide, Slender-billed Honeyguide, Zambesi Honeyguide, Zambezi Honeyguide
English (Kenya): Green-backed Honeybird
Spanish: Indicador de Lomo Verde, Indicador del Zambeze
Spanish (Spain): Indicador del Zambeze
Estonian: valgekõht-kilptäilind
Finnish: loistikka, Vahansyöjä
French: Indicateur gris
Hungarian: zöldhátú mézkalauz
Italian: Indicatore dorsoverde
Japanese: higashiori-buhimemitsuoshie, oriabuhimemitsuoshie
Japanese: オリアブヒメミツオシエ, ヒガシオリーブヒメミツオシエ
Kwangali: Kasoro
Latin: Prodotiscus insignis zambesiae, Prodotiscus zambesiae
Lithuanian: Pilkasis plonasnapis medpaukštis
Dutch: Grijze Honingspeurder
Norwegian: Alvesnyltefugl
Polish: miodowodzik szaroglowy, miodowodzik szarogłowy
Portuguese: Indicador cinzento, Indicador-de-bico-fino
Russian: Зелёный тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak: voskárka sivohlavá
Serbian: Zelenoleđi medovođa
Swedish: Grå honungsgök, miombohonungsvisare
Swahili: Mlembe Mgongo-kijani
Chinese: 绿背蜜鴷
Chinese (Traditional): 綠背嚮蜜鴷

 

         

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