The Cape Longclaw, (Afrikaans name, Oranjekeelkakoentjie) is a strikingly beautiful common resident of the grasslands. Easily recognisable by their orange coloured throat.

C longclaw wing

You normally hear them before you see them, they have a loud cat-like “meeuw” sound.

R Orang longclaw

They love perching on the top of the bushes when they sing, we see them often in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve.

Longclaw 7

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