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Scaly-throated Honeyguide

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Alternate name
Indicator variegatus Scientific name
Piciformes                     Order
Indicatoridae                  Family
18-19 cm Length
Rainforest, savanna & shrubland. Found in:- Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Bood parasite, the Buff-spotted Woodpecker is the usual host. Clutch
Beeswax, caterpillars, beetles, and spiders. Food  
Leads people or Honey Badgers to bees nests. Habits
519 - TSN: 553931 World Number
Least Concern Status

By Johan van Rensburg December 26, 2006 © all rights reserved          

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Wikipedia Steve Garvie

 

Afrikaans: Gevlekte Heuningwyser
Czech: Medozvestka pestrá, medozvěstka šupinkohrdlá
Danish: Skælstrubet Honninggøg
German: Gefleckter Honiganzeiger, Strichelstirn-Honiganzeiger
English: Juba River Scaly-throated Honeyguide, Scaly throated Honeyguide, Scalythroated Honeyguide, Scaly-throated Honeyguide, Variegated Honeyguide
Spanish: Indicador de Garganta Escamosa, Indicador Variegado
Finnish: Suomuhunajaopas
French: Indicateur à gorge écaillée, Indicateur varié
Italian: Indicatore golamacchiata, Indicatore golasquamata
Japanese: urokomitsuoshie
Japanese: ウロコミツオシエ
Latin: Indicator variegatus, Indicator variegatus jubaensis, Indicator variegatus variegatus
Dutch: Schubkeelhoningspeurder, Schubkeel-honingspeurder
Norwegian: Skjellstrupevokseter
Polish: miodowód luskogardly, miodowód łuskogardły
Portuguese: Indicador-de-garganta-malhada, Indicador-de-peito-escamoso
Russian: Пестролобый медоуказчик
Slovak: medozvestka pestrá
Swedish: Fjällig honungsgök
Swahili: Kiongozi Mabaka
Tsonga: Hlalala
Xhosa: Intakobusi
Chinese: 鳞喉响蜜?
Zulu: iNhlava

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