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Wilderness, Western Cape
South Africa


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 480 mm
Exposure 1/1600 s, f/6.3, ISO 400 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Helmturako Dutch  Helmtoerako
Italian  Turaco di Knysna Spanish  Turaco de Knysna


This Knysna Turaco was seen in the garden of a hotel in the city of Wilderness, next to Knysna. The bird flew from one tree to the next and then ran from branch to branch like a squirrel.


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