Musophagidae


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Musophagidae

[‚myü·zə′faj·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The turacos, an African family of birds of uncertain affinities usually included in the order Cuculiformes; resemble the cuckoos anatomically but have two unique pigments, turacin and turacoverdin.
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