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Wahlberg's Honeyguide

Prodotiscus regulus Sundevall, 1850

The Brown-backed Honeybird (Prodotiscus regulus), also known as the Wahlberg's Honeybird, Wahlberg's Honeyguide and Sharp-billed Honeyguide, is a species of bird in the Indicatoridae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Indicatoridae
Genus:
  Prodotiscus

Scientific:
  Prodotiscus regulus

Citation:
  Sundevall, 1850

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 7 p.109

Protonym:
  Prodotiscus regulus

Avibase ID:
  8DB3F1A2C26705B6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8DB3F1A2

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553946

Geographic range:

  • Prodotiscus regulus regulus: east central Sudan to southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, northeastern Namibia, and eastern South Africa
  • Prodotiscus regulus camerunensis: Disjunct from Guinea to Cameroon and Central African Republic
English:
Wahlberg's Honeyguide
Czech:
medozvěstka hnědohřbetá
German:
Wahlberg-Laubpicker
Danish:
Tyndnæbbet Honninggøg
Spanish:
Indicador Dorsipardo
Finnish:
harmaaloistikka
French:
Indicateur de Wahlberg
Italian:
Indicatore di Wahlberg
Japanese:
himemitsuoshie
Japanese:
ヒメミツオシエ
Dutch:
Bruinrughoningspeurder
Norwegian:
Bleksnyltefugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bleiksnyltefugl
Polish:
miodowodzik jasnobrzuchy
Portuguese:
Indicador de Wahlberg.ss
Russian:
Тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak:
voskárka tmavá
Swedish:
Wahlbergs honungsvisare
Ukrainian:
Ковтач світлочеревий
Chinese:
沃氏蜜鴷


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Skerpbekheuningvoel, Skerpbekheuningvoël
Catalan: Indicador de dors bru
Czech: medozvěstka hnědohřbetá, Medozvestka Wahlbergova
Danish: Tyndnæbbet Honninggøg
German: Schmalschnabel-Honiganzeiger, Wahlberg Laubpicker, Wahlberg-Honiganzeiger, Wahlberglaubpicker, Wahlberg-Laubpicker
English: Brown-backed Honeybird, Brown-backed Honeyguide, Sharp-billed Honeybird, Sharpbilled Honeyguide, Sharp-billed Honeyguide, Wahlberg's Honeybird, Wahlberg's Honeyguide, Wahlberg's Sharp-billed Honeybird, Wahlberg's Sharp-billed Honeyguide
English (IOC): Brown-backed Honeybird
English (Kenya): Wahlberg's Honeybird
Spanish: Indicador de Wahlberg, Indicador Dorsipardo
Spanish (Spain): Indicador Dorsipardo
Spanish (HBW): Wahlberg's Honeyguide
Estonian: pruunselg-kilptäilind
Finnish: harmaaloistikka, Isovahansyöjä
French: Indicateur de Wahlberg, Indicateur roitelet
Hungarian: Wahlberg-mézkalauz
Italian: Indicatore di Wahlberg
Japanese: himemitsuoshie
Japanese: ヒメミツオシエ
Kwangali: Kasoro
Scientific: Prodotiscus regulus, Prodotiscus regulus regulus
Lithuanian: Valbergo plonasnapis medpaukštis
Dutch: Bruinrughoningspeurder, Bruinrug-honingspeurder
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bleiksnyltefugl
Norwegian: Bleksnyltefugl
Polish: miodowodzik jasnobrzuchy
Portuguese: Indicador de Wahlberg.ss, Indicador-de-bico-aguçado
Russian: Тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak: voskárka tmavá
Sotho, Southern: Molisa-linotši
Swedish: Wahlbergs honungsgök, Wahlbergs honungsvisare
Swahili: Mlembe Mgongo-kahawia
Ukrainian: Ковтач світлочеревий
Chinese: 沃氏蜜鴷
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲嚮蜜鴷

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