Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52273

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Musophagiformes
Family:Musophagidae
Genus:Lorythaixoides
Genus species:Lorythaixoides concolor

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:50.8 cm
Identification:The grey lourie has gray plumage, a long tail and crest, and black legs and feet. The female has a colorful green beak, and the male has a black beak.
Habitat:Dry and open woodlands
Diet:Herbivore: berries
Reproduction:Two to three eggs are laid at a time.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:The name 'go away bird' comes from the sound that the bird makes when an intruder is seen.

Other Information

Geographic:Southern Africa Date:1958-1988 Subjects:parrot-like bird
Grey lourie
Bare-faced go away bird
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52273