- Macronyx croceus
Golden Pipit has black breast band but not black around rest of throat. It is also brighter and more yellow, especially on wings.
Western Africa: Senegambia, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Zaire
Eastern Africa: Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi
Southern Africa: Zimbabwe, South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland
Widespread in grasslands, dry savanna, seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and sandy shores.
They eat invertebrates and other insects, particularly grasshoppers and beetles.
Song usually given from top of bush or in flight.
Song: a rapi“tir-tri-tri-tri delivered from a perch or in flight.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Sept 2017)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Yellow-throated Longclaw. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 21 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Yellow-throated_Longclaw