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Yellow-throated Longclaw
Yellow-throated Longclaw
Bird. Yellow-throated longclaws are passerine birds, which means that they like to stand or perch on trees, branches, and even fence posts. They are most often solitary or with a partner, foraging for insects on the ground. In addition to their namesake long claws, these birds also have long tails that they swish back and forth frequently. Their nests are built on the ground and they lay up to four speckled eggs. They grow to 20 cm (8 in) long.
Scientific Name Lifespan
Macronyx croceus About 5 years
Carnivore. Insects.
Predators and Threats
Humans, through habitat disruption.
Trees and bushes throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa.