Cassin's Honeybird

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

Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis Green-backed Honeybird Prodotiscus zambesiae Brown-backed Honeybird Prodotiscus regulus Zenker's Honeyguide Melignomon zenkeri Yellow-footed Honeyguide Melignomon eisentrauti Dwarf Honeyguide Indicator pumilio Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi Pallid Honeyguide Indicator meliphilus Least Honeyguide Indicator exilis Thick-billed Honeyguide Indicator conirostris Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus Scaly-throated Honeyguide Indicator variegatus Yellow-rumped Honeyguide Indicator xanthonotus Malaysian Honeyguide Indicator archipelagicus More

Kakamega Bird List: Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis - rare? F PICIDAE, Woodpeckers Little-spotted Woodpecker ... Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis - * F Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht - com. ** B Dark ... Make the effort:> Subject : Make the effort From : "IAIN ... Telacanthura ussheri) Cassin's Spinetail (Neafrapus cassini) African ... Ploceus tricolor) Gray's Malimbe (Malimbus nitens)+++++++ Crested ... White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher M. More

The Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis Green backed Honey bird Prodotsicus zambesiaeThe honey guide gets its name from two African species, the black-throated honeyguide (Indicator indicator) and the scaly-throated honeyguide (Indicator variegatus). The bird eats the wax and bee larvae left behind by mammals that has attacked the hive to take the honey because its symbiotic stomach bacteria enable it to digest beeswax, honey guides are the only vertebrate known to do it. More

Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis African Green Broadbill Pseudocalyptomena graueri African Broadbill Smithornis capensis Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis Green-breasted Pitta Pitta reichenowi Red-throated Wryneck Jynx ruficollis Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica Fine-banded Woodpecker Campethera tullbergi Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Indicatoridae
Genus : Prodotiscus
Species : insignis
Authority : (Cassin, 1856)