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White-cheeked Turaco  Geotagged,Mondo Verde,Tauraco leucotis,The Netherlands,White-cheeked Turaco Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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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 Frankhuizen Photography
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Uploaded Jul 23, 2012. Captured Jul 20, 2012 11:30 in Molenpad, 6372 Landgraaf, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 550D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO3200
  • 135mm