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  • n. Plural form of honeyguide.


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  • Birds called honeyguides can find bees 'nests but can't break into them.

    The God Delusion

  • Claire and I return the honeyguides to their cabinet.

    A Year on the Wing

  • I think of the African honeyguides calling us in to the sweetness of life.

    A Year on the Wing

  • In my mind, ever since I first read about honeyguides, I have tangled them with the beginnings of humankind, with our African genesis.

    A Year on the Wing

  • The major, with the marmalade cleared away and the egg drawer in front of us, is more interested in honeyguides as cuckoos than as honey suppliers.

    A Year on the Wing

  • The talk moves on to honeyguides, one of the most fascinating families of African birds.

    A Year on the Wing

  • At times, when feeling hungry, he is able to summon honeyguides by calling them.

    A Year on the Wing

  • We bring to the dining table more dead honeyguides and blown honeyguide eggs than there are anywhere else in the world.

    A Year on the Wing

  • Dissenting opinions were expressed by others (in 1872, Carl Sundevall regarded it as close to toucans, jacamars and honeyguides), but Sclater's idea of roller affinities caught on and became widely regarded as correct.

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  • The major’s deep interest in the eggs and the lives of the honeyguides and other cuckoo-type birds is striking.

    A Year on the Wing


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