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Purple-crested Turaco

Gallirex porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)

The Purple-crested Turaco (Tauraco porphyreolophus) is a species of bird in the Musophagidae family. It is found in Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Musophagiformes
Family:
  Musophagidae
Genus:
  Gallirex

Scientific:
  Gallirex porphyreolophus

Citation:
  (Vigors, 1831)

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 no.8 p.93

Protonym:
  Corythaix porphyreolopha

Avibase ID:
  76E45A194EDAD699

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/76E45A19

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 679253

Geographic range:

  • Gallirex porphyreolophus porphyreolophus: Zimbabwe and central Mozambique (south of the Zambezi River) to northeastern South Africa (south to KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Gallirex porphyreolophus chlorochlamys: SE Kenya and sw Uganda to Tanzania and n Mozambique
English:
Purple-crested Turaco
Czech:
turako lesklohlavý
German:
Glanzhaubenturako
Danish:
Violettoppet Turako
Spanish:
Turaco Crestimorado
Finnish:
violettiharjaturako
French:
Touraco à huppe splendide
Icelandic:
Gljádofri
Italian:
Turaco crestaviola
Japanese:
zuguroeboshidori
Japanese:
ズグロエボシドリ
Dutch:
Purperkuiftoerako
Norwegian:
Purpurkroneturako
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Purpurkroneturako
Polish:
turak rdzawy
Portuguese:
Turaco-de-crista-violeta
Russian:
Фиолетовочубый турако
Slovak:
turako lesklohlavý
Swedish:
purpurtofsad turako
Ukrainian:
Турако фіолетовочубий
Chinese:
紫冠蕉鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Touraco à huppe splendide ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Touraco à huppe splendide ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Violet-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tauraco porphyreolophus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tauraco porphyreolophus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Bloukuifloerie
Catalan: Turac de cresta porpra
Czech: turaco lesklohlavý, turako lesklohlavý, Turako purpurový
Danish: Violettoppet Turako
German: Glanzhaubenturako
English: East African Purple-crested Turaco, Purple crested Turaco, Purple-crested Loerie, Purplecrested Lourie, Purple-crested Lourie, Purple-crested Tauraco, Purple-crested Touraco, Purple-crested Turaco, Violet-crested Turaco
English (IOC): Purple-crested Turaco
English (Kenya): Purple-crested Turaco
Spanish: Turaco Crestimorado, Turaco de Cresta Violeta
Spanish (Spain): Turaco Crestimorado
Spanish (HBW): Purple-crested Turaco
Estonian: aedturako
Finnish: Savanniturako, violettiharjaturako
French: Touraco à huppe brillante, Touraco à huppe splendide
Irish: Túracó cíorchorcra
Hungarian: lilasapkás turákó
Icelandic: Gljádofri
Italian: Turaco crestaviola
Japanese: zuguroeboshidori
Japanese: ズグロエボシドリ
Scientific: Corythaix porphyreolopha, Gallirex porphyreolophus, Musophaga porphyreolopha, Musophaga porphyreolophus, Tauraco porphyreolopha, Tauraco porphyreolophus, Tauraco porphyreolophus porphyreolophus
Lithuanian: Violetinis turakas
Dutch: Purperkuiftoerako
Norwegian Nynorsk: Purpurkroneturako
Norwegian: Purpurkroneturako
Polish: turak rdzawy
Portuguese: Turaco-de-crista-violeta
Russian: Фиолетовочубый турако
Slovak: turako lesklohlavý
Shona: Chikurungadovi
Serbian: Turako sa ljubičastom ćubom
Siswant: Ligwalagwala
Swedish: purpurtofsad turako, Stålgrå turako
Swahili: Shorobo Kishungi-buluu
Tsonga: Nkwenyana
Ukrainian: Турако фіолетовочубий
Chinese: 紫冠蕉鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 紫冠蕉鵑
Zulu: iGwalagwala

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