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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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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Dec 31, 2012. Captured Dec 30, 2012 10:48 in Unnamed Road, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/49s
  • ISO1250
  • 210mm