Grey Go-away-bird

Diet is mainly fruit , flowers and buds, leaves, termites and snails. Its habitat is dry open savanna woodlands, farms, parks, and suburban gardens, often near water.

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The Grey Go-away-bird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Distribution of Grey go-away-bird in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. More

Grey Go-away-bird feeding on Aloe marlothii Grey Go-away-bird feeding on Aloe marlothii flower petals New name change - The new southern African name change from Grey Lourie to Grey Go-away-bird has proved to be one of the least popular on the recent changes in the region. More

Melia azedarach, of which this Grey Go-away-bird in an important seed dispersal agent (SABAP 1: 542). Status and movements: The species is an abundant breeding resident in the region, and is recorded throughout the year. Some flocking behaviour has been recorded in winter (see Population). Population: Whilst the bird is recorded regularly, there are no figures of population densities in the region. More

The Grey Go-away-bird is a Southern African bird that belongs to the musophagidae bird family group which includes birds such as Turacos. The description for the Grey Go-away-bird (Latin name Corythaixoides concolor) can be found in the 7th Edition of the Roberts Birds of Southern Africa. The Corythaixoides concolor can be quickly identified by its unique Roberts identification number of 373 and the detailed description of this bird is on page 249. More

a picture of the Grey Go-away-bird on page 256. The Grey Go-away-bird belongs to the family of birds classified as musophagidae. According to the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology the Grey Go-away-bird is also known by these other names: Go-away Bird. In the previous edition of Roberts (ie 6th edition) the Grey Go-away-bird was called the Grey Lourie The map of the Kruger you see on this page shows the areas (coloured orange) where this bird has been identified. More

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Order : Cuculiformes
Family : Musophagidae
Genus : Corythaixoides
Species : concolor
Authority : (Smith, 1833)