Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Musophagidae
Genus: Corythaeola
Species: C. cristata

This brightly coloured bird is strictly Arboreal, meaning tree-dwelling. The wings of turacos are quite short and rounded. They have a stout body and a long tail, both sexes are identical and their colouration does not change throughout the year.

The great blue turaco is a bird from the tropical forests of West Africa. It feeds on fruit, leaves, and flowers. The great blue turaco has a loud call.

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