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Tauraco leucotis Scientific name
Columbiformes Order
Musophagidae Family
43 cm Length
Tropical rainforest, dry shrubland. Between 2200 - 3200 m. Range:- Africa:-EritreaEthiopia, Somalia, South SudanSudan, Habitat
 2 eggs, incubation 22-23 days, fledging  days. Clutch
Seed, fruit, plant material. Food  
2126 - TSN: 555334 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Musophagidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: turaco bělolící, Turako belolící, turako bělolící
Danish: Hvidkindet Turako
German: Weißohrturako
English: White cheeked Turaco, White-cheeked Plantain-eater, White-cheeked Touraco, White-cheeked Turaco
Spanish: Turaco Cariblanco, Turaco de Mejillas Blancas
Estonian: etioopia turako
Finnish: Valkoposkiturako
French: Touraco à joues blanches, Touraco à oreillons blancs, Turaco à joue blanche
Irish: Túracó bánleicneach
Hungarian: fehérfülű turákó
Italian: Turaco guancebianche
Japanese: hoojiroeboshidori
Japanese: ホオジロエボシドリ
Latin: Menelikornis leucotis, Tauraco leucotis
Dutch: Witwangtoerako
Norwegian: Hvitøreturako
Polish: turak bialouchy, turak białouchy
Portuguese: Turaco-de-orelha-branca
Russian: Белоухий турако, Белощёкий бананоед, Белощёкий турако
Slovak: turako bielolíci
Swedish: Vitkindad turako
Chinese: 白颊蕉鹃


Tauraco leucotis
Tauraco leucotis donaldsoni
Tauraco leucotis leucotis

  • Tauraco leucotis leucotis: Podocarpus forests of Eritrea, Ethiopia and se Sudan
  • Tauraco leucotis donaldsoni: S-central Ethiopia south of Rift Valley and extreme w Somalia

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