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Greedy loerie! This greedy little thing comes to my bird table every day! Geotagged,Knysna Turaco,South Africa,Summer,Tauraco corythaix,birds,eating,loerie,lourie,turaco Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Beautiful bird, never seen one before. It is indeed greedy! Posted 7 years ago

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The Knysna Turaco , or, in South Africa, Knysna Lourie, is a large turaco, one of a group of African near-passerine birds. It is a resident breeder in the mature evergreen forests of southern and eastern South Africa, and Swaziland. It was formerly sometimes considered to be a subspecies of the Green Turaco of West Africa. The Livingstone's and Schalow's Turacos were once considered subspecies.

This species lays two eggs in a shallow platform nest made from sticks and placed in a tree.. more

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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Uploaded Oct 17, 2012. Captured Mar 9, 2012 17:23 in Unnamed Road, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 154mm