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hon·ey·guide

also honey guide  (hŭn′ē-gīd′)
n.
Any of various African or Asian birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
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Van Der Westhuizen, "A mass poisoning of white-backed and lappet-faced vultures in Gonarezhou National Park," Honeyguide, vol.
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A new study, published in the journal Science on Friday, found that free-living honeyguide birds in Mozambique regularly help humans locate nests of bees for collecting honey.
B: Honiganzeiger (honey_indicate_-er; 'honeyguide')
In Africa the honeyguide and honey badger are partners: the guide finds the honeycomb, the badger cracks it open and they share it.
Bees frequently build hives in the tree hollows, and men, following a bird known as the "honeyguide," locate and gather the honey, while the bird perches nearby awaiting its share.
The Honeyguide safari camp is one camp that offers this experience.
The globally near-threatened Malaysian Honeyguide Indicator archipelagicus was mistnetted on 10 Feb 1996 (Dennis et al.
For years these nomadic people have claimed that the African honeyguide, Indicator indicator, uses flight patterns and calls to guide them to bees' nests.
This is a book that would appeal not only to fans of honeyguides, corvids, vultures, eagles, hawks, owls, linnets (house finches), penguins, chickens, hummingbirds, zebra finches, chickadees, egrets, flycatchers, waterfowl, starlings, bluebirds, ratites, pheasants, or any of the other myriad birds described in the book, but also to anyone who wants to learn more about birds and their roles in our lives.