The White-cheeked Turaco is a species of turaco found across parts of east-central Africa. Their preferred habitats are highland conifer forests.
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.
2016 Bonanza Bird #4: White-cheeked Turaco
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 ... more