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Purple-crested_Turaco1 Taken in South Africa Purple-crested Turaco,South Africa,Tauraco porphyreolophus Click/tap to enlarge

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The Purple-crested Turaco is a species of bird in the Musophagidae family. It is the National Bird of the Kingdom of Swaziland, and the crimson flight feathers of this and related Turaco species are important in the ceremonial regalia of the Swazi royal family.

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by stephen whittaker
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By stephen whittaker

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Uploaded Oct 4, 2014. Captured Oct 18, 2013 17:36.
  • NIKON D90
  • f/18.0
  • 10/250s
  • ISO3200
  • 400mm