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Malaysian honeyguide

(Indicator archipelagicus)

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Description

The Malaysian honeyguide (Indicator archipelagicus) is a medium-sized,up to 18 cm long,olive-brown honeyguide with greenish streaks,reddish iris,thick grey bill and greyish white below.The male has a yellow patch on the shoulder,while the female has none.The young resembles the female with streaked underparts.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Piciformes
Family:Indicatoridae
Genus:Indicator
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