French: Touraco masqué German: Braungesicht-Lärmvogel Spanish: Turaco enmascarado
Other common names:
Bare-faced Go-away-bird (when lumped with C. leopoldi)
Ethiopian Rift Valley from Dire Dawa and Ankober S to L Abaya and Yabelo.
c. 48 cm. Adult has forepart of face to behind eyes, and chin and upper throat virtually bare of feathers, appearing dark brown; forehead and rather lax crest ashy-brown... read more
No known differences from C. leopoldi.
Open woodland, Acacia thornbush and riverine scrub. From 1360 m to 1850 m.
Food and feeding
Apparently nothing known, but presumaby similar to also poorly known C. leopoldi. Generally recorded singly or in pairs, but... read more
Almost nothing known, but most aspects of breeding are presumably similar to those of C. leopoldi. Eggs recorded in Mar in... read more
Largely sedentary throughout its range.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). No population estimate available, but species is considered to be a generally uncommon resident in Ethiopia, mainly in or close to... read more
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