“Aethiopia” = ? Egypt.
Normally considered conspecific with T. bernieri; differs in dark brown vs whitish or pale blue iris (3); conspicuous black wingtips (2); purplish-slate vs bluish-slate tertials (1); and differently structured ornamental neck-sacs and different display (2)#R. Also closely related to T. melanocephalus and T. moluccus, and in past all were occasionally considered conspecific. Monotypic.
Africa S of Sahara, also SE Iraq; formerly Egypt.
Feral populations in Europe (France, Italy)#R.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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