Turaco, KnysnaRoberts No: 370a
Previously known as Knysna Lourie. Green bird with long tail, erectile white-tipped crest, short red bill, black, white and red marks around eye. In flight shows conspicuous crimson patches on underside of wings. Voice: loud harsh ‘knorr’ notes. Active in treetops, running along branches. Sometimes comes to ground to feed on fallen fruit. Drinks regularly. Strongly territorial.
Turaco, KnysnaFamily Name: Tauraco corythaix
Common Name: Turaco, Knysna
Roberts No: 370a
40 to 42 cm Resident large variety of wild and cultivated fruits, also snails and leaf buds.