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Western Plantain-eater Touraco Gris<br />
Western Plantain-eater<br />
Crinifer piscator<br />
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  1. Fantastic birds. Odd that they are members of the turaco family as they look so different! Posted 3 years ago

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The Western Plantain-eater , also known as the Grey Plantain-eater or Western Grey Plantain-eater, is a large member of the turaco family, a group of large arboreal near-passerine birds restricted to Africa.

This species is a resident breeder in open woodland habitats in tropical west Africa. It lays two or three eggs in a tree platform nest.

These are common, noisy and conspicuous birds, despite lacking the brilliant colours of relatives such as the Violet Turaco. They are.. more

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by Oddfeel
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Uploaded Aug 23, 2015. Captured Jun 19, 2015 09:06 in D 29, Burkina Faso.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/8.0
  • 1/4000s
  • ISO3200
  • 560mm