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White-bellied go-away-bird in Samburu National Reserve. Javier Yanes/
White-bellied go-away-bird
'Corythaixoides leucogaster'
Swahili: Shorobo/Gowee tumbo-jeupe

Best parks to see it: Widespread

Widespread throughout Kenya except in the west, southwest, central Highlands and south coast. Inhabits scrub, bush and open woodlands below 5,000 ft (1,500 m). Unmistakable by its crest and colouring. Sexes are distinguished by the bill's colour, green in the female and black in the male. It eats fruit and gathers in disperse groups that fly from tree to tree. It is a noisy bird. Its name is due to a call that sounds like "go-away!".
White-bellied go-away-bird in Samburu National Reserve. J.Y./


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