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What do red-crested turacos look like?
Brightly coloured, the red-crested turaco features a white face, with distinctive red head feathers and a green body, while feathers on its wings are bright red and dark blue.
Red-crested turaco facts
- Its nest is a fragile platform of twigs placed in a tree 3-5 metres above the ground.
- These birds often sit totally still in trees for hours and climb around like parrots. Look carefully among the leaves.
What do red-crested turacos eat?
Fruit, berries, flower buds, young leaf shoots and insects.
Red-crested turacos habitat
Where do red-crested turacos live?
What threats do red-crested turacos face?
Where can I find red-crested turacos at London Zoo?
You can find the red-crested turacos in the Blackburn Pavilion in the Zoo's Orange zone.
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