Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Turacos :: Purple-crested Turaco
Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus
Described by: Vigors (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Violet-crested Turaco
Old scientific name(s): Gallirex porphyreolophus, Musophaga porphyreolopha
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RangeS. e. Africa;
(1) Se. Kenya s. through Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia (Victoria Falls, Luano and Luangwa Valleys), Malawi and n. Mozambique. Uganda?
(2) Zimbabwe and Mozambique and e. South Africa (e. Transvaal, Natal).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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