Willcocks's honeyguide

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Willcocks's honeyguide
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Indicatoridae
Genus: Indicator
Species: I. willcocksi
Binomial name
Indicator willcocksi
Alexander, 1901

The Willcocks's honeyguide (Indicator willcocksi) is a species of bird in the family Indicatoridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Uganda.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the General Sir James Willcocks.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Indicator willcocksi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 367.