Sharpe's Longclaw Macronyx sharpei


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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Macronyx sharpei. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sharpes-longclaw-macronyx-sharpei on 03/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/10/2023.