red crest; yellow bill; bare white and yellow eye patch (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

Ross's Turaco
Musophaga rossae

Native Range: Africa

Notes: a beautiful turaco whoe plumage has a bright purplish sheen in good light; no sexual dimorphism; in flight it shows brilliant red underwings.

plumage looks black in poor light (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

posing for a head portrait (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

long rounded tail (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

hiding in the rainforest (Zoo; 2012-10-09)