Turacos (Musophagidae)

Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata) - HBW 4, p. 499

French: Touraco géant German: Riesenturako Spanish: Turaco Gigante
Other common names: Great Turaco, (Great) Blue Plantain-eater

Taxonomy: Musophaga cristata Vieillot, 1816, Sierra Leone.
E African birds formerly separated in race yalensis. Monotypic.

Distribution: Equatorial Africa from Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Liberia and Ivory Coast E to Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Bioko (Fernando Po), Gabon, N Angola, Congo, Zaire, S Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, NW Tanzania and W Kenya.

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