Bare-faced Go-away Bird

Distribution map of Bare-faced Go-away Bird. Click to enlarge.

Distribution map

Bare-faced Go-away Bird

(Corythaixoides personatus)

Two sub-species:

(C.p.personatus, C.p.leopoldi)

Bare-faced Go-away Bird. Click to enlarge.

The Bare-faced Go-away Bird is considered to form a super-species with Corythaixoides concolor. A typical specimen will measure approximately 48 cm from beak to tail, and weigh around 210-300g. Throughout its range, this species prefers open woodland and thornbush habitats from 500 to 2000m. It feeds on fruits, leaf buds and seeds.

CITES: Not globally threatened, and considered locally common in parts of its range.

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