Help - what is this bird ? Seaworld, San Diego

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mad max on October 2, 2013

Please help me identify this bird. I took the photo at San Diego Seaworld in 2011.

Bill Arbon on October 5, 2013

These are some species of Touraco. Take a look here and I think you'll find your species. These birds are beautiful when they fly as you can see from some of the photos here:

mad max on November 7, 2013

Thanks Bill, you are right. I found out they are the Lady Ross Touraco from central and southern Africa. Apparently they are pretty common, I think they look prehistoric. Cheers.

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Photo taken in SeaWorld San Diego, 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, CA 92109, USA

Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 2, 2013
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    by mad max
    • Camera: Canon EOS 500D
    • Taken on 2011/05/15 05:03:36
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired