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Grey Go-away bird

Corythaixoides concolor


This is a South African Turaco. The bird spends most of its time perched in small groups and gets its name from its well-known call, a harsh "kay-waaay," which warns other birds of a human's presence.


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Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 9 months ago

Hey Mel - another great bird and great spotting. Once again I wish to invite you and your spottings to these two African missions: Wildlife of Southern Africa (here for link: ) and Birds of sub-Saharan Africa (

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Mpumalanga, South Africa

Spotted on Sep 21, 2011
Submitted on Oct 18, 2020

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