Brown-backed honeybird

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Brown-backed honeybird
Wahlberg's Honeyguide (Prodotiscus regulus).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Indicatoridae
Genus: Prodotiscus
Species:
P. regulus
Binomial name
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 family Indicatoridae. This bird is named after the Swedish naturalist Johan August Wahlberg.

Range[edit]

It is found in Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, DRC, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Form peasei from southern Ethiopia = P. r. subsp. regulus Sundevall, 1850

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Prodotiscus regulus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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