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Buffoni Green Turaco The Buffoni Green Turaco is the only sub-species without a white line below its eye.<br />
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Buffoni Green Turaco

The Buffoni Green Turaco is the only sub-species without a white line below its eye.

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  1. OMG. That's all I can say really. So beautiful. Posted 8 years ago
  2. Here's another Turaco for in your list:
    Fischer's Turaco  Fischers Turaco,Geotagged,Mondo Verde,Tauraco fischeri,The Netherlands
    Posted 7 years ago
  3. And another one:
    White-cheeked Turaco  Geotagged,Mondo Verde,Tauraco leucotis,The Netherlands,White-cheeked Turaco
    Posted 7 years ago
    1. Thank you! Don't know how I missed those two beauties! Posted 7 years ago
  4. Today's Facebook post:
    Today marks the beginning of our second week celebrating 3,333 bird species documented on JungleDragon! One week just wasn’t enough! We love birds! And, we love our community! Claire Hamilton is a bright light on JungleDragon! She has shared nearly 1,000 photos—over 250 of which were new to the website! Her photos are stunning, and she has a real talent for capturing unique photos of wildlife. Claire’s bird photos are some of the most popular on JungleDragon and include some fantastic shots of turacos! You are amazing, Claire! Thanks for your contributions!

    Claire’s profile: https://www.jungledragon.com/user/574/popular
    JungleDragon’s birds:https://www.jungledragon.com/…/photos/animalia/chordata/aves
    Posted 6 months ago
    1. Goodness Christine, I am lost for words...thank you! Ashamed to say I have not contributed so much over the last few years, lots of life changes and still getting used to the British wildlife. However, you have inspired me to try harder! Again, thank you for your very kind words. Posted 6 months ago
      1. You're welcome, Claire! No need to be ashamed...everyone takes breaks, and it doesn't lessen your magnificent contributions in any way :). Of course, we always enjoy your photos, but there is no pressure. Share photos when and if you are able <3. Posted 6 months ago
  5. A bird of extraordinary beauty! And a stunning image - thank you Claire. Posted 6 months ago

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The Guinea Turaco , also known as the Green Turaco, is a species of turaco, a group of near-passerines birds. It is found in forests of West and Central Africa, ranging from Senegal east to DR Congo and south to northern Angola. It lays two eggs in a tree platform nest. It formerly included the Livingstone's, Schalow's, Knysna, Black-billed and Fischer's Turacos as subspecies.


The Guinea Turaco, often inconspicuous in the treetops, is approximately 43 cm long, including a long.. more

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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Uploaded Oct 19, 2012. Captured Jan 13, 2012 11:44 in Unnamed Road, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
  • f/5.0
  • 1/25s
  • ISO400
  • 131mm