Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wagtails and Pipits :: Rosy-throated Longclaw

Rosy-throated Longclaw Macronyx ameliae

Described by: de Tarragon (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Pink-throated Longclaw, Rosy-breasted Longclaw
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Masai Mara, Kenya - Sep, 2008 © Mike Bayman 
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E., sc., and se. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Coastal s. Mozambique and ne. South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal and coast s. of Lake St. Lucia).
(2) E. and s. Angola (e. plateaux), se. Zaire, Zambia, ex. sw. Tanzania, s. to ne. Namibia, n. Botswana (Okavango Delta, Linyanti Swamp, and Chobe floodplain), ex. nw. Mozambique, ex. n. and c. Malawi (Songwe River mouth and Lilongwe area). Highveld of ne. and c. Zimbabwe. W. and c. Mozambique?
(3) C. and sw. Kenya (c. highlnads, Lake Victoria basin, and Masai Mara) and cn. Tanzania s. to Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater and e. to Lake Manyara and Ardai and Sanya Plains.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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