Latin Name: Tauraco erythrolophus
What they look like: Brightly coloured, the red-crested turaco features a white face, with distinctive red head feathers and a green body, while feathers on its wings are bright red and dark blue.
- Its nest is a fragile platform of twigs placed in a tree 3-5 metres above the ground.
- These birds often sit totally still in trees for hours and climb around like parrots. Look carefully among the leaves.
What they eat: Fruit, berries, flower buds, young leaf shoots and insects.
Habitat: Tropical forests.
Where they live: Angola.
Threats: Habitat destruction.