Purple-crested Turaco

Tauraco porphyreolophus - Touraco à huppe splendide

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Musophagiformes

  • Family
    :

    Musophagidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tauraco

  • Species
    :

    porphyreolophus

Descriptor

Vigors, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 218 à 328 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Purple-crested Turaco (Tauraco porphyreolophus) is a species of bird in the Musophagidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Tauraco porphyreolophus chlorochlamys (se Kenya to n Mozambigue and Malawi)
  • Tauraco porphyreolophus porphyreolophus (Zimbabwe and Mozambique to ne South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Touraco à huppe splendide,
  • Turaco Crestimorado,
  • Turaco-de-crista-violeta,
  • Glanzhaubenturako,
  • lilasapkás turákó,
  • Purperkuiftoerako,
  • Turaco crestaviola,
  • Stålgrå turako,
  • Purpurkroneturako,
  • turako lesklohlavý,
  • turako lesklohlavý,
  • Violettoppet Turako,
  • violettiharjaturako,
  • Bloukuifloerie,
  • turac de cresta porpra,
  • turak rdzawy,
  • Фиолетовочубый турако,
  • ズグロエボシドリ,
  • 紫冠蕉鹃,
  • 紫冠蕉鵑,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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