Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Turacos :: Violet Turaco
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
Described by: Isert (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Violet Plantain-eater
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW. and c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution at the e. range limit;
Senegambia, sw. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria (Kaduma) and n. and c. Cameroon. An isolated population exists along the border of Chad and the Central African Republic.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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