Lesser Honeyguide

Indicator minor - Petit Indicateur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Indicatoridés

  • Genus
    :

    Indicator

  • Species
    :

    minor

Descriptor

Stephens, 1815

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 21 à 39 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Honeyguide (Indicator minor) is a species of bird in the Indicatoridae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Indicator minor senegalensis (Senegal and Gambia to n Cameroon, Chad and w Sudan)
  • Indicator minor riggenbachi (c Cameroon to sw Sudan and w Uganda)
  • Indicator minor diadematus (c Sudan, Ethiopia and n Somalia)
  • Indicator minor teitensis (se Sudan and Somalia to Zimbabwe and c Mozambique)
  • Indicator minor damarensis (s Angola to c Namibia)
  • Indicator minor minor (s Namibia, s Botswana and s Mozambique to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Petit Indicateur,
  • Indicador Menor,
  • Indicador-pequeno,
  • Nasenstreif-Honiganzeiger,
  • kis mézkalauz,
  • Kleine Honingspeurder,
  • Indicatore minore,
  • Mindre honungsgök,
  • Gråvokseter,
  • medozvestka sivolíca,
  • medozvěstka menší,
  • Gråbrystet Honninggøg,
  • harmaahunajaopas,
  • Kleinheuningwyser,
  • indicador de la mel menor,
  • miodowód szarogłowy,
  • Малый медоуказчик,
  • ハシブトミツオシエ,
  • 北非响蜜鴷,
  • 北非嚮蜜鴷,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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