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Cassin's Honeyguide

Prodotiscus insignis (Cassin, 1856)

The Cassin's Honeybird (Prodotiscus insignis), also known as the Cassin's Honeyguide, is a species of bird in the Indicatoridae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Indicatoridae
Genus:
  Prodotiscus

Scientific:
  Prodotiscus insignis

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1856)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 8 p.157

Protonym:
  Hetaerodes insignis

Avibase ID:
  7884F0D657E17F1A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7884F0D6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553944

Geographic range:

  • Prodotiscus insignis insignis: southeastern Nigeria to northern Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Uganda, and central Kenya
  • Prodotiscus insignis flavodorsalis: Disjunct from Sierra Leone to sw Nigeria
English:
Cassin's Honeyguide
Czech:
medozvěstka nejmenší
German:
Liliputlaubpicker
Danish:
Mørkrygget Honninggøg
Spanish:
Indicador Insigne
Finnish:
pikkuloistikka
French:
Indicateur pygmée
Italian:
Indicatore di Cassin
Japanese:
nishiori-buhimemitsuoshie
Japanese:
ニシオリーブヒメミツオシエ
Dutch:
Dwerghoningspeurder
Norwegian:
Sotsnyltefugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sotsnyltefugl
Polish:
miodowodzik ciemny
Portuguese:
Indicador de Cassin
Russian:
Карликовый тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak:
voskárka malá
Swedish:
Cassins honungsvisare
Ukrainian:
Ковтач карликовий
Chinese:
尖嘴蜜鴷


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Indicateur pygmée ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Indicateur pygmée ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Western Green-backed Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Cassin's Honeybird ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Prodotiscus insignis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Prodotiscus insignis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Prodotiscus insignis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Cassin's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus insignis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Prodotiscus insignis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Prodotiscus insignis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Indicador de Cassin
Czech: Medozvestka Cassinova, medozvěstka nejmenší
Danish: Mørkrygget Honninggøg
German: Lilipu Laubpicker, Liliputhoniganzeiger, Liliput-Honiganzeiger, Liliputlaubpicker
English: Cassin's Honeybird, Cassin's Honeyguide, Cassin's Sharp-billed Honeybird, Cassin's Sharp-billed Honeyguide, Green-backed Honeyguide, Western Green-backed Honeybird, Western Green-backed Honeyguide
English (IOC): Cassin's Honeybird
English (Kenya): Cassin's Honeybird
Spanish: Indicador de Cassin, Indicador Insigne
Spanish (Spain): Indicador insigne
Spanish (HBW): Cassin's Honeyguide
Estonian: väike-kilptäilind
Finnish: pikkuloistikka, Pikkuvahansyöjä
French: Indicateur pygmée
Hungarian: Cassin-mézkalauz
Italian: Indicatore di Cassin
Japanese: nishiori-buhimemitsuoshie, oriabuhimemitsuoshie, ori-buhimemitsuoshie
Japanese: オリアブヒメミツオシエ, オリーブヒメミツオシエ, ニシオリーブヒメミツオシエ
Scientific: Hetaerodes insignis, Prodotiscus insignis, Prodotiscus insignis insignis
Lithuanian: Nykštukinis plonasnapis medpaukštis
Dutch: Dwerghoningspeurder, Dwerg-honingspeurder
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sotsnyltefugl
Norwegian: Sotsnyltefugl
Polish: miodowodzik ciemny
Portuguese: Indicador de Cassin, Indicador-de-cassin
Russian: Карликовый тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak: voskárka malá
Serbian: Kasinov medovođa
Swedish: Cassins honungsgök, Cassins honungsvisare
Swahili: Mlembe Mdomo-mwembamba
Ukrainian: Ковтач карликовий
Chinese: 尖嘴蜜鴷
Chinese (Traditional): 尖嘴嚮蜜鴷

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