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Bare-faced Go-away-bird
File:Bare-faced Go-away-bird (Corythaixoides personatus).png
C. p. leopoldi in Akagera N. P., Rwanda
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Otidimorphae
Family: Musophagidae
Subfamily: Criniferinae
Genus: Corythaixoides
Species: C. personatus
Binomial name
Corythaixoides personatus
(Rüppell, 1842)

Description

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

Calls

These noisy, gregarious birds have earned their remarkable name from their distinctive alarm calls that sound like go-away; also makes a bleating go-ha as well as a ko-wo ko-wo call, which is repeating by other members of the group.[2]

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ "Corythaixoides personatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Frances, Peter; et al. (2008). Animal Life. Dorling Kindersley Inc. ISBN 9780756639860. 

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