Guinea Turaco

Tauraco persa - Touraco vert

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Musophagiformes

  • Family
    :

    Musophagidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tauraco

  • Species
    :

    persa

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 225 à 290 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Touraco vert
adult

Guinea Turaco (Tauraco persa) is a species of bird in the Musophagidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Tauraco persa persa (Ivory Coast to Cameroon)
  • Tauraco persa buffoni (Senegal and Gambia to Liberia)
  • Tauraco persa zenkeri (s Cameroon to n Angola and nw DRCongo)

Foreign names

  • Touraco vert,
  • Turaco de Guinea,
  • Tauraco-verde, Turaco guiné,
  • Guineaturako,
  • perzsa turákó,
  • Groene Toerako,
  • Turaco di Guinea,
  • Guineaturako,
  • Fiolettvingeturako,
  • turako zelenochochlatý,
  • turako chocholatý,
  • Grøntoppet Turako,
  • vihertöyhtöturako,
  • turac de Guinea,
  • turak zielonoczuby,
  • Гвинейский турако,
  • ギニアエボシドリ,
  • 绿冠蕉鹃,
  • 綠冠蕉鵑,

Voice song and cries

Touraco vert
adult

Habitat

Touraco vert
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

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