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Corythaixoides personatus

Corythaixoides personatus (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Musophagiformes
Familia: Musophagidae
Subfamilia: Criniferinae
Genus: Corythaixoides
Species: Corythaixoides personatus
Subspecies C. p. leopoldi - C. p. personatus


Corythaixoides personatus (Rüppell, 1842)


* Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt10 no.108 p.8
* IUCN link: Corythaixoides personatus (Rüppell, 1842) (Least Concern)

Vernacular names
English: Bare-faced Go-away-bird
Français: Touraco masqué

The Bare-faced Go-away bird (Corythaixoides personatus) is a species of bird in the Musophagidae family. It is found in two areas of Africa: one in southern Ethiopia, and the other in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.[1] It is named after its distinctive "go-away" call.


1. ^ bare-faced Go-Awayt bird at kenyabirds

* BirdLife International 2004. Corythaixoides personatus.
* 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

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