Today's new Birdorable Bonanza bird is a pretty bird from Africa: the White-cheeked Turaco! White-cheeked Turacos are beautiful birds in the Musophagidae ("banana eater") family. Turacos are gregarious and social birds that live in family groups of around 10 birds. The underside... Read more »
About the White-cheeked Turaco
Also known as: White-cheeked Plantain-eater
White-cheeked Turacos are crested birds with a slate-blue and greenish body plumage. They have orangish eye wattles and an orange-red bill. They are named for the bright white blaze across their cheek and neck.
White-cheeked Turacos feed on a variety of items, including both animal and vegetable material. They will eat fruit & berries as well as insects and even small reptiles.
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White-cheeked Turaco Photos