Definición de honeyguide en inglés:

honeyguide

Saltos de línea: honey|guide
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌnɪɡʌɪd
 
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sustantivo

1A small bird of the Old World tropics which feeds chiefly on beeswax and bee grubs. Two African kinds attract humans and other mammals, especially honey badgers, to bee nests.
  • Family Indicatoridae: four genera, especially Indicator
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Unlike certain avian brood parasites, such as cuckoos and honeyguides, hatchling brown-headed cowbirds rarely directly destroy or actively displace host eggs and nestlings.
  • We also have a lesser honeyguide in our garden forest, a species prone to use woodhoopoes and other hole nesting birds as their host.
  • All species of honeyguide eat beeswax and honeycomb.
2 Botany A marking on the petal of a flower thought to guide pollinating insects to nectar.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Hairs and intricate patterns of dark lines (honeyguides) show the bee the way.

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