Cape Longclaw

Macronyx capensis - Sentinelle du Cap

Sentinelle du Cap
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Motacillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Macronyx

  • Species
    :

    capensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 21 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 40 à 55 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cape Longclaw (Macronyx capensis) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Macronyx capensis capensis (sw and s South Africa)
  • Macronyx capensis colletti (se Botswana and Zimbabwe to Mozambique and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Sentinelle du Cap,
  • Bisbita de El Cabo,
  • Unha-longa-de-garganta-laranja,
  • Großspornpieper,
  • nagy sarkantyúspityer,
  • Kaapse Langklauw,
  • Unghialunga del Capo,
  • Orangestrupig sporrpiplärka,
  • Ildpiplerke,
  • pazúrnatka oranžová,
  • linduškovec kapský,
  • Kapsporepiber,
  • tulikurkkuvästäräkki,
  • Oranjekeelkalkoentjie,
  • piula d'esperons del Cap,
  • szponnik rudobrewy,
  • Капский скворцовый конёк,
  • アカノドツメナガタヒバリ,
  • 橙喉长爪鹡鸰,
  • 橙喉長爪鶺鴒,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Tidepools ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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