CORYTHAIXOIDES

(Musophagidae; Ϯ Grey Go-away-bird C. concolor) Genus Corythaix Illiger, 1811, turaco; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; "Corythaix concolor.   ...   Inhabits South Africa, inland of Port Natal.  It was remarked that this bird differed in several points, particularly in the form of the bill, from the typical species of the genus, and that it might hereafter require to be made the type of a new division, under the name of Corythaixoides." (A. Smith 1833). The Grey Go-away-bird is a familiar bird of the southern Afrotropics, well-known for its loud, nasal cries, ‘g’WAY g’WAY.’
Synon. Coliphimus, Gymnoschizorhis.    

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 16 January 2019).