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Greater Honeyguide

Indicator indicator (Sparrman, 1777)

The Greater Honeyguide (Indicator indicator) is a bird in the family Indicatoridae, paleotropical near passerine birds related to the woodpeckers. Its English and scientific names refer to its habit of guiding people to bee colonies. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Indicatoridae
Genus:
  Indicator

Scientific:
  Indicator indicator

Citation:
  (Sparrman, 1777)

Reference:
  Philos.Trans. 67 p.43 pl.1

Protonym:
  Cuculus indicator

Avibase ID:
  862749B0BC6405DC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/862749B0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553932

Geographic range:

  • Indicator indicator: Widespread Africa south of the Sahara
English:
Greater Honeyguide
Czech:
medozvěstka křiklavá
German:
Schwarzkehl-Honiganzeiger
Danish:
Sortstrubet Honninggøg
Spanish:
Indicador Grande
Finnish:
hunajaopas
French:
Grand Indicateur
Italian:
Indicatore maggiore
Japanese:
nodoguromitsuoshie
Japanese:
ノドグロミツオシエ
Dutch:
Grote Honingspeurder
Norwegian:
Honninglos
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Honninglos
Polish:
miodowód duzy
Portuguese:
Indicador-grande
Russian:
Большой медоуказчик
Slovak:
medozvestka krikľavá
Swedish:
svartstrupig honungsvisare
Ukrainian:
Воскоїд великий
Chinese:
黑喉响蜜鴷


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grand Indicateur ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grand Indicateur ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-throated Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black-throated Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black-throated Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black-throated Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-throated Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Indicator indicator [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Indicator indicator [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Indicator indicator [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Greater Honeyguide ( Indicator indicator) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Indicator indicator [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Indicator indicator [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Grootheuningwyser
Catalan: Indicador de la mel gros
Czech: Medozvestka kriklavá, medozvěstka křiklavá
Danish: Sortstrubet Honninggøg
German: Großer Honiganzeiger, Schwarzkehl-Honiganzeiger
English: Black-throated Honeyguide, Greater Honeyguide
English (IOC): Greater Honeyguide
English (Kenya): Greater Honeyguide
Spanish: Indicador de Garganta Negra, Indicador Grande
Spanish (Spain): Indicador Grande
Spanish (HBW): Greater Honeyguide
Estonian: suur-meenäitur
Finnish: Hunajaopas
French: Grand Indicateur, Indicateur mange-miel
Hungarian: feketetorkú mézkalauz
Italian: Indicatore golanera, Indicatore maggiore
Japanese: nodoguromitsuoshie
Japanese: ノドグロミツオシエ
Kwangali: Kasoro
Scientific: Cuculus indicator, Indicator barianus, Indicator boehmi, Indicator indicator, Indicator indicator inquisitor, Indicator major, Indicator sparrmani
Lithuanian: Didysis medpaukštis
Dutch: Grote Honingspeurder
Norwegian Nynorsk: Honninglos
Norwegian: Honninglos
Sotho, Northern: Tshetlo
Polish: miodowód duzy, miodowód duży
Portuguese: Indicador-grande
Portuguese (Portugal): Pássaro-do-mel
Russian: Большой медоуказчик, черногорлый медоуказчик
Slovak: medozvestka krikľavá
Shona: Mukaranga
Serbian: Veliki medovođa
Siswant: Inhlava
Sotho, Southern: Tsehlo
Swedish: Svartstrupig honungsgök, svartstrupig honungsvisare
Swahili: Kiongozi Mkubwa
Tswana: Tshetlho
Tsonga: Nhlalala
Ukrainian: Воскоїд великий
Xhosa: Intakobusi
Chinese: 黑喉响蜜鴷
Chinese (Traditional): 黑喉嚮蜜鴷
Zulu: iNgede

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