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Alternative name: Fuelleborn's Longclaw

Photo by nkgray
Bangweulu Wetlands, Zambia, May 2011
Macronyx fuellebornii

Identification

Distribution

Africa:
Western Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola
Eastern Africa: Tanzania and Zambia
Southern Africa: occurs only in South Africa

Taxonomy

The scientific name is sometimes spelled fuelleborni.

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]

  • M. f. fuelleborni:
  • Grasslands and brachystegia woodlands of extreme southern Tanzania
  • M. f. ascensi:
  • Grasslands and brachystegia woodlands of central Africa

Habitat

Grassland.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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