Turacos (Musophagidae)

Western Grey Plantain-eater (Crinifer piscator) - HBW 4, p. 506

French: Touraco gris German: Schwarzschwanz-Lärmvogel Spanish: Turaco Gris Occidental
Other common names: Grey Plantain-eater

Taxonomy: Falco piscator Boddaert, 1783, Senegal.
Forms a superspecies with C. zonurus, with which has been considered conspecific. Formerly listed as C. africanus, on grounds that Boddaert's name was based on illustration of bird unidentifiable as present species. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Senegambia, Sierra Leone and coastal Liberia E to Central African Republic (in N almost reaching Sudan border); also disjunctly in Congo and Zaire along R Congo S of Stanley Pool.