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Violaceous Turacos

Musophaga violacea

About the Violaceous Turacos

Violaceous turacos are the size of a large pigeon and are covered in purple feathers. They have a red beak, yellow forehead and red feathers on the back of their head and underwings.

Habitat and Distribution

Violaceous turacos are found in forests and gardens in West and Central Africa.

Family Information

Violaceous turacos are usually found in pairs. These turacos lay two eggs in a nest in the trees.

Conservation Status: Common

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  • Entry to the park 362 days a year
  • Discounts in selected cafes & restaurants
  • Discounts on some VIP Experiences

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Gold Membership is available for children aged 2-12 years.

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