Turacos (Musophagidae)

Fischer's Turaco (Tauraco fischeri) - HBW 4, p. 500

French: Touraco de Fischer German: Fischerturako Spanish: Turaco de Fischer

Taxonomy: Corythaix Fischeri Reichenow, 1878, Witu, Kenya.
A member of the T. persa superspecies. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • fischeri (Reichenow, 1878) - S Somalia, coastal Kenya (inland along R Tana to Bura), and NE Tanzania from E Usambaras S to R Wami.
  • zanzibaricus Pakenham, 1938 - Zanzibar.