Lesser Honeyguide

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Original source: Alan Manson
Author: Alan Manson

The Lesser Honeyguide is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Lesser Honeyguide has a thick bill. It was seen from the porch of the Guest House in the Satemwa Tea Estate - I saw more birds from here than in the forest on the mountain which was the reason for us staying there." Ed. Note: This is the only photo of this species that I was able to find. Video: Unfortunately, I have not been able to find any video of this species to share here. More

The Lesser Honeyguide (Indicator minor) is a species of bird in the Indicatoridae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. More

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The Lesser honeyguide lives in areas of sub-Saharan Africa, absent for the forests of west Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and areas of Somalia and southern Africa, living in a wide variety of habitats. It feeds on a wide range of insects, as well as a number of products and specimens of Apis mellifera (Honey bee). It is a brood parasite, laying mainly in barbets nests, laying about 18-20 eggs in the whole breeding season. More

For the purposes of our bird news services, Lesser Honeyguide is classed as Ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland hide section Most recent photos of Lesser Honeyguide (2) Marakissa, Gambia Marakissa, Gambia20/01/2009 Marakissa, Gambia 20/01/2009 Marakissa, Gambia Marakissa, Gambia20/01/2009 Marakissa, Gambia 20/01/2009 View all pictures of Lesser Honeyguide View all pictures of Lesser Honeyguide show section External Links (0) More

Although Lesser Honeyguides, in particular, have invaded dry regions as their host barbets, mainly the Acacia Pied Barbet (Tricholaema leucomelas), have extended their ranges, barbets nevertheless occur in some arid bushland parts of Namibia, Somalia and the northern Sahel beyond the range of any honeyguide. The planting of trees by humans is an important aspect of the dynamics of honeyguide populations. Fruiting trees are especially attractive to barbets, which are major hosts of honeyguides. More

picture of the Lesser Honeyguide on page 144. The Lesser Honeyguide belongs to the family of birds classified as Indicatoridae. The map of the Kruger you see on this page shows the areas (coloured orange) where this bird has been identified. The basic information was provided by the Avian Demographic Unit based at UCT and I created the maps from that information ... More

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Order : Piciformes
Family : Indicatoridae
Genus : Indicator
Species : minor
Authority : Stephens, 1815