I pretend to be Tarzan, jumping from branch to branch!
hiding in trees !
the rain, it washes me out!
About Turaco – Kirikou
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the monogamous male breeds with a single female after the rainy season. Two greyish-white eggs are laid in a platform nest, 6 metres above the ground; incubated by both parents, the eggs hatch after about 25 days
frugivorous (figs, bananas, papayas, etc.)
it lives in pairs or small groups of a dozen individuals in wooded areas, close to streams; it’s a poor flyer and prefers to run and jump from branch to branch. It creates a red pigment, turacin, which is soluble in water. It’s the last specimen of a group of males – take the time to observe it.
Location in the Tropical Reserve :
the birds are free to fly in the greenhouse – you can take a closer look at them during the daily event on Bird Island