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Red-crested turaco


These birds can live in flocks of up to 30 birds. They prefer to stay in the treetops, only coming down when they need to eat or drink. They build flimsy nests in the dense foliage of trees. Both males and females incubate the eggs.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span5-9 years
  • Body sizearound 18.5 in. long
  • Native habitat Forests of western Angola
  • DietFruits, berries, flower buds, and insects
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