Musophagidae (turacos, plantain-eaters…)

Under construction

Number of genera: 9
Number of species: 24
Number of species completed: 6
In French: page des touracos en Français

SF Corythaeolinae:


Genus Corythaeola – 1 species
* Great Blue Turaco Corythaeola cristata

SF Criniferinae:


Genus Corythaixoides – 4 species
* White-bellied Go-away-bird Corythaixoides leucogaster
* Grey Go-away-bird Corythaixoides concolor
Bare-faced Go-away-bird Corythaixoides personatus
* Black-faced Go-away-bird Corythaixoides leopoldi


Genus Crinifer – 2 species
Western Plantain-eater Crinifer piscator
* Eastern Plantain-eater Crinifer zonurus

SF Musophaginae:


Genus Gallirex – 2 species
Purple-crested Turaco Gallirex porphyreolophus
Ruwenzori Turaco Gallirex johnstoni


Genus Menelikornis – 1 species
White-cheeked Turaco Menelikornis leucotis


Genus Pseudopoetus – 1 species
Yellow-billed Turaco Pseudopoetus macrorhynchus


Genus Musophaga – 2 species
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
Ross’s Turaco Musophaga rossae


Genus Proturacus – 3 species
Bannerman’s Turaco Proturacus bannermani
White-crested Turaco Proturacus leucolophus
Red-crested Turaco Proturacus erythrolophus


Genus Tauraco – 8 species
Black-billed Turaco Tauraco schuettii
Schalow’s Turaco Tauraco schalowi
Hartlaub’s Turaco Tauraco hartlaubi
Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco / Ruspoli’s Turaco Tauraco ruspolii
Guinea Turaco Tauraco persa
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix
Livingstone’s Turaco Tauraco livingstonii
Fischer’s Turaco Tauraco fischeri

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