grey upperparts; pinkish on breast; white belly (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

Crested Coua
Coua cristata

Native Range: Africa

Notes: endemic to the forests of Madagascar; eats berries, fruit, and snails; common within its restricted range; no sexual dimorphism.

blue patch around the eye; prominent fluffy crest (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

long narrow tail; white undertail coverts (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

the eye patch has purple in addition to the blue (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

short and sharp bill (Zoo; 2013-05-29)