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White-cheeked Turaco at Butterfly park "Vlinders aan de Vliet", Netherlands I wasn't really prepared for bird photography in this butterfly park, so this one is just a quick snap. Europe,Leidschedam,Macro,Netherlands,Tauraco leucotis,Vlinders aan de Vliet,White-cheeked Turaco Click/tap to enlarge

White-cheeked Turaco at Butterfly park "Vlinders aan de Vliet", Netherlands

I wasn't really prepared for bird photography in this butterfly park, so this one is just a quick snap.

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  1. Very strange looking turaco, still beautiful though and pretty good for a 'quick snap'! Posted 6 years ago

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The White-cheeked Turaco is a species of bird in the Musophagidae family.
It is found in Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Sudan. A mid-sized species is measures 43 cm in length, including a tail of 19 cm , and weighs 200–315 g .
This species is the most commonly raised in captive conditions

There is a subspecies of Tauraco leucolophus - Tauraco l donaldsoni that is quite distinct in plumage colour - this eastern population is separated from the larger population by the escarpment.. more

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 3, 2014. Captured May 29, 2014 11:15.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO800
  • 105mm