Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Turacos :: Ross' Turaco

Ross' Turaco Musophaga rossae

Described by: Gould (1852)
Alternate common name(s): Ross's Turaco, Lady Ross' Turaco, Lady Ross's Turaco, Lady Ross's Violet Plantain-eater, Lady Ross's Violet Turaco
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Botanical Gardens, Lake Victoria, Entebbe, Uganda - Jun 1, 2008 © Alastair Flood 
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C. Africa;
Fragmented distribution in the nw. and s. parts of its range;
C. and e. Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, ne. Zaire, s. Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya s. through w. Tanzania to Zambia, c. Angola and n. Botswana.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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