Zenker's honeyguide

Zenker's honeyguide (Melignomon zenkeri) is a species of bird in the family Indicatoridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Uganda.

Zenker's honeyguide
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Indicatoridae
Genus: Melignomon
Species:
M. zenkeri
Binomial name
Melignomon zenkeri
Reichenow, 1898

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the German botanist Georg Zenker.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Melignomon zenkeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22680663A92871670. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22680663A92871670.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 377.