red-tipped bill with big yellow base; large black crest (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

Great Blue Turaco
Corythaeola cristata

Native Range: Africa

Notes: a very large turaco, indeed the largest member of the order Musophagiformes.

blue-green upperparts and breast; red leggings (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

olive green belly (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

very large bodied for a turaco (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

posing for a head portrait; note the red iris (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

longish tail (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

lurking in the shadows (Zoo; 2013-05-29)

whole-body view (Zoo; 2013-05-29)