Travel Photo of the Day (March 3)

Hello there! I wish I could remember the name of this bird, but I can't. Doesn't he/she look cheerful. Photo taken in Botswana, 2010.

Hello there! I wish I could remember the name of this bird, but I can’t. Doesn’t he/she look cheerful. Photo taken in Botswana, 2010.

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21 Responses to Travel Photo of the Day (March 3)

  1. Jack MacLeod says:

    I think it’s called the Grey Lourie or Go Away Bird (it has call that sounds like “go away”)

    • TBM says:

      I do remember hearing that sound. I can still hear it now if I concentrate. So many amazing animals from this part of the world.

  2. looks like a cross from a pigeon and a cockatoo, Weird! Awesome!

  3. wolke205 says:

    What a cutie! 🙂

  4. pattisj says:

    What a pretty bird!

  5. Myra GB says:

    Seems a tad shy, turning away from the camera. 🙂 Nice!

  6. it’s a grey turaco or which used to be known as a grey lourie, and often known as the go away bird for their call and habit of warning of the presence of man/predators to other animals.

  7. petit4chocolatier says:

    Beautiful. Looks inquisitive yet mysterious!

  8. The Hook says:

    Cool nameless bird!

  9. Novroz says:

    Suspicious looking bird 😉

  10. Lynn says:

    Definitely got the pigeon/cockatoo thing going on.
    Lynn 😀

  11. Fergiemoto says:

    She’s so poised and charming. Awesome!

  12. i thought she too-muted colors and the hairdo i think. lovely bird though.

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