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Wahlberg's Honeyguide

Prodotiscus regulus Sundevall, CJ 1850

The brown-backed honeybird, also known as Wahlberg's honeybird, Wahlberg's honeyguide and sharp-billed honeyguide, is a species of bird in the family Indicatoridae. This bird is named after the Swedish naturalist Johan August Wahlberg. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Indicatoridae
Genus:
   Prodotiscus
Scientific:
  Prodotiscus regulus


Original description

Citation:
  Sundevall, CJ 1850

Reference:
   Öfvers. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akad. Förh. 7 p.109

Protonym:
  Prodotiscus regulus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/60167550#page/119/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8DB3F1A2C26705B6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8DB3F1A2

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
Catalan:
Indicador de dors bru
Czech:
medozvěstka hnědohřbetá
Danish:
Tyndnæbbet Honninggøg
German:
Braunrücken-Honiganzeiger
Spanish:
Indicador Dorsipardo
Spanish (Spain):
Indicador Dorsipardo
Finnish:
harmaaloistikka
French:
Indicateur de Wahlberg
Croatian:
smeđoleđi medovođa
Hungarian:
Wahlberg-mézkalauz
Italian:
Indicatore di Wahlberg
Japanese (romaji):
himemitsuoshie
Japanese:
ヒメミツオシエ
Lithuanian:
Valbergo plonasnapis medpaukštis
Dutch:
Bruinrughoningspeurder
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bleiksnyltefugl
Norwegian:
Bleksnyltefugl
Polish:
miodowodzik jasnobrzuchy
Portuguese:
indicador-de-bico-aguçado
Russian:
Тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak:
voskárka tmavá
Serbian:
Tankokljuni medovođa
Swedish:
Wahlbergs honungsvisare
Ukrainian:
Ковтач світлочеревий
Chinese:
沃氏蜜䴕
Chinese (Traditional):
非洲嚮蜜鴷


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)
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Wahlberg's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
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]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2019:
Wahlberg's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Wahlberg's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Prodotiscus regulus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Prodotiscus regulus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Wahlberg's Honeyguide ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Brown-backed Honeybird ( Prodotiscus regulus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Brown-backed Honeybird ( 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
Azerbaijani: nazikdimdik balgöstərən
Catalan: Indicador de dors bru
Czech: medozvěstka hnědohřbetá, Medozvestka Wahlbergova
Danish: Tyndnæbbet Honninggøg
German: Braunrücken-Honiganzeiger, 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, HBW: Brown-backed Honeybird
English (IOC): Brown-backed Honeybird
English (Kenya): Wahlberg's Honeybird
English (United States): Wahlberg's Honeyguide
English (South Africa): Brown-backed (Wahlberg's) Honeybird
Esperanto: Brundorsa mielindikanto
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
Croatian: smeđoleđi medovođa
Hungarian: Wahlberg-mézkalauz
Italian: Indicatore di Wahlberg
Japanese (romaji): himemitsuoshie
Japanese: ヒメミツオシエ
Kwangali: Kasoro
Scientific: Prodotiscus regulus, Prodotiscus regulus regulus, Prodotiscus whitei
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
Portuguese (Portugal): indicador-de-dorso-castanho
Russian: Тонкоклювый медоуказчик
Slovak: voskárka tmavá
Serbian: Tankokljuni medovođa
Sotho, Southern: Molisa-linotši
Swedish: Wahlbergs honungsgök, Wahlbergs honungsvisare
Swahili: Mlembe Mgongo-kahawia
Turkish: Küçük gri balkılavuzu
Tatar: нечкә томшыклы балкүрсәткеч
Ukrainian: Ковтач світлочеревий
Chinese: 沃氏蜜䴕, 沃氏蜜鴷
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲嚮蜜鴷

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