Bare-faced Go-away-bird (Corythaixoides personatus) - HBW 4, p. 505
French: Touraco masqué
Spanish: Turaco Enmascarado
Other common names: Black-faced Lourie
Taxonomy: Chizærhis personata Rüppell, 1842, Ethiopia.
Forms a superspecies with C. concolor. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- personatus (Rüppell, 1842) - Ethiopian Rift Valley from Dire Dawa and Ankober S to L Abaya and Yavello.
- leopoldi (Shelley, 1881) - S Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, SW Kenya and Tanzania S to N Malawi, NE Zambia and SE Zaire.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 10 videos
A bird eating fruits on the ground Locality Keekorok Lodge, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (ssp leopoldi)
Peter van Dam 29 August 2006 7 years ago 47 sec 4.7
A bird in a tree, preening. Locality Afar Plains, Afar Region, Ethiopia (ssp personatus)
Josep del Hoyo 27 November 2005 9 years ago 44 sec 4.7
A bird in a euphorbia tree, preening and resting Locality Mburo Lake National Park, Uganda (ssp leopoldi)
Josep del Hoyo 13 September 2006 8 years ago 42 sec 4.7
A dorsal view of a bird preening Locality Mburo Lake National Park, Uganda (ssp leopoldi)
Josep del Hoyo 13 September 2006 8 years ago 30 sec 4.2
A bird on top of a tree. Locality Afar Plains, Afar Region, Ethiopia (ssp personatus)
Josep del Hoyo 27 November 2005 9 years ago 54 sec 4.2
Perched then running in its aviary Locality Casela Nature Park, Mauritius
Joe Angseesing 18 June 2015 19 weeks ago 17 sec 4
PhotosSee all 17 photos
A bird in a tree
Locality Amboseli National Park, Kenya (ssp leopoldi)
ANTHONY VILLAUME 5 April 2013 2 years ago 4.5
Bird perched on a bush
Locality Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
James Kashangaki 31 December 2013 1 year ago 4.3
Locality Serengeti National Park, Serengeti, Tanzania (ssp leopoldi)
Nik Borrow 15 March 2015 31 weeks ago 4.3
Perched in an acacia.
Locality Mburo Lake National Park, Uganda (ssp leopoldi)
David Beadle 27 February 2014 1 year ago 4.2
2 birds resting.
Locality Tarangire National Park, Tanzania (ssp leopoldi)
Adam Riley 9 March 2011 1 year ago 4
Locality Lake Langano, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (ssp personatus)
Adam Riley 17 January 2012 1 year ago 3.9
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