Turacos (Musophagidae)

Eastern Grey Plantain-eater (Crinifer zonurus) - HBW 4, p. 506

French: Touraco à queue barrée German: Bindenlärmvogel Spanish: Turaco Gris Oriental

Taxonomy: Chizaerhis zonurus Rüppell, 1835, Temben, Ethiopia.
Forms a superspecies with C. piscator, with which has been considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Eritrea, Ethiopian Rift Valley and W highlands, S & W Sudan, N & NE Zaire S through Uganda and Rwanda to SE Zaire (R Niemba and upper R Lualaba), W Burundi, NW Tanzania E to Mwanza, Serengeti and R Malagarasi, and W Kenya from Mt Elgon S to R Mara; also disjunctly in SE Chad and N Central African Republic (where possibly sympatric with C. piscator).