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Scaly-throated honeyguide

Indicator variegatus Photo by Steve Garvie (Flickr) Common name:scaly-throated honeyguide (en); indicador-de-garganta-malhada (pt); indicateur varié (fr); indicador variegado (es); strichelstirn-honiganzeiger (de)Taxonomy:Order PiciformesFamily IndicatoridaeRange:This species is found in eastern and southern Africa, from Ethiopia, through Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, and west to Angola and south to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and eastern South Africa.Size:These bird are 18-19 cm […]

Wahlberg’s honeyguide

Prodotiscus regulus Photo by Alan Manson (Flickr) Common name:Wahlberg’s honeyguide (en); indicador-de-bico-aguçado (pt); indicateur de Wahlberg (fr); indicador dorsipardo (es); Wahlberglaubpicker (de)Taxonomy:Order PiciformesFamily IndicatoridaeRange:This African species is patchily distributed in western Africa, mostly in and around Nigeria, and more widely found in eastern  Africa, from Tanzania and southern D.R. Congo to Angola, Zambia, Mozambique and South […]

Greater honeyguide

Indicator indicator Common name: greater honeyguide (en); indicador-grande (pt); grand indicateur (fr); indicador grande (es); schwarzkehl-honiganzeiger (de) Taxonomy: Order Piciformes Family Indicatoridae Range: This African species is found throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa, from Senegal through the Sahel to Ethiopia, then south through the great lakes region and into Angola, Botswana, Mozambique and South Africa. […]