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Thick-billed Honeyguide

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Alternate name
Indicator conirostris Scientific name
Piciformes                     Order
Indicatoridae                  Family
14-15 cm Length
Rainforest, between 700 & 2,300m. Occurs in:- Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, NigeriaRwanda & Uganda Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects Food  
[Sometimes interbreeds with Lesser Honeyguide and probably should be considered the same species] brood parasite Habits
523 World Number
Not recognised Least conern Status

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