French: Touraco de Pauline German: Rotschopfturako Spanish: Turaco crestirrojo
W & C Angola from lower R Congo S to Chingoroi, and E to at least Malanje and upper R Cuanza.
c. 40–43 cm; 210–325 g. Differs from T. bannermani (no geographical overlap) only in having some of crimson crest feathers white-tipped, and more... read more
Most similar to closely related T. bannermani, although latter’s are delivered at a more... read more
Primary and secondary evergreen and riverine gallery forests from R Congo in W of range, and... read more
Food and feeding
Virtually unknown. Crop of one specimen from Chingoroi contained seeds of Rubiaceae. Species presumably also takes fruits and berries.
Undescribed, but assumed to be similar to those of Tauraco species. One bird in breeding condition collected in Sept and observed... read more
Unknown. Presumably sedentary within its known range and habitat.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. A very little-known species, but overall considered to be the commonest forest turaco in its range, being reportedly common in forest at... read more
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