Daily porridge needed for African flier (7)
I believe the answer is:
Here is my best explanation:
'african flier' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun which matches the answer.
'daily porridge needed' is the wordplay.
'daily' becomes 'sun' (daily UK newspaper).
'porridge' becomes 'bird' (I've seen this before).
'needed' says to put letters next to each other.
'for' is the link.