captive bird from Tripoli, Libya.
Until recently considered conspecific with C. macqueenii but differs in its all-white vs black-tipped white crown with all-black vs white-based black ornamental neck plumes (3); finely peppered black-and-white vs pale blue-greyforeneck base and breast in mature male (2); position of crown feathers in display, sweeping up and back vs falling forward over bill#R (2); vocal differences in display (sequence ends in one single note rather than a series of notes)#R (2). Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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