Introduction: Schalow's turaco (Tauraco schalowi) is named after the German author and ornithologist Hermann Schalow (1852-1925). They inhabit lowland evergreen forest and dense woodland and are resident and sedentary in the distribution range.
Distribution: Zambezi River Valley west of Victoria Falls near Katima Mulilo.
Diet: Forages in forest canopy and understory for leaf and flower buds and fruits.
Description: Distinctive, loud call. Glossy, green plumage with impressive crests and red flight feathers. Tauraco is a native west African name.
Breeding: Nests are made in trees with 1 or 2 rounded oval, dull white eggs with an incubation period of around 22 days.
Weight: 300g.Birds of Namibia Wildlife of Namibia
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