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Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p.299. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.

a b c d e f Johnson, D. N. "SABAP1: Grey Lourie" (PDF). sabap2.adu.org.za. SABAP . Retrieved 3 May 2016.Scientific: Chizaerhis concolor, Coliphimus concolor, Corythaix concolor, Corythaixoides concolor, Corythaixoides concolor concolor, Crinifer concolor Description: More extensive green breast plumage, underside of wings and tail greenish, face with minute brown plumes [7] The bare-faced go-away-bird was described in 1842 by the German naturalist Eduard Rüppell based on a specimen collected in Abyssinia (Ethiopia). He coined the binomial name Chizærhis personata. [2] [3] The specific epithet is from Latin personatus meaning "masked" (from persona meaning "mask"). [4] The bare-faced go-away-bird was formerly placed in the genus Corythaixoides but based on a molecular phylogenetic study published in 2020, it was moved to the genus Crinifer. [5] [6] BirdLife International. (2016). " Corythaixoides concolor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22688396A93196103. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22688396A93196103.en . Retrieved 1 August 2021. Rüppell, Eduard (1842). "Memoir on the family Touracoos". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 10 (108): 8–9.

a b c d e Ginn, Peter (1981). Birds of the highveld (3rd impr.ed.). Salisbury: Longman. p. 81. ISBN 0582608902. southern Angola, southern DRC, Zambia, southern Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Swaziland BirdLife International. (2016). " Corythaixoides personatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22725405A94891690. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22725405A94891690.en . Retrieved 1 August 2021. Its diet is mainly fruit (such as wild figs and berries), flowers, buds, leaves, termites, and snails.C. c. bechuanae ( Roberts, 1932) – south Angola and northeast Namibia to Zimbabwe and north South Africa. Olive wash on chest plumage. [9] C. c. concolor ( Smith, A, 1833) – south Malawi and central Mozambique to east South Africa. Only faint olive wash on chest plumage, paler grey below than bechuanae. [9] Though their flight is rather slow and laboured, [4] they can cover long distances. [10] Once in the open tree tops however, they can display the agility which is associated with the Musophagidae, as they run along tree limbs and jump from branch to branch. [4] They can form groups and parties numbering even 20 to 30 that move about in search of fruit and insects near the tree tops. a b c d Turner, D.A. (2016). "Grey Go-away-bird (Corythaixoides concolor)". Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona . Retrieved 4 May 2016. The sexes are similar, other than the female's green beak. [8] It is 48cm (19in) long beak to tail, and weighs approximately 210 to 300 grams. [9] Its call is a double or repetitive kow-kow. [7] Distribution and habitat [ edit ]

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