LC
Green Turaco Tauraco persa



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass 306 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 5,350,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be fairly common over much of its range (del Hoyo et al. 1997).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Angola N Extant Yes
Benin N Extant Yes
Cameroon N Extant Yes
Central African Republic N Extant Yes
Congo N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Côte d'Ivoire N Extant Yes
Equatorial Guinea N Extant Yes
Gabon N Extant Yes
Gambia N Extant Yes
Ghana N Extant Yes
Guinea N Extant Yes
Guinea-Bissau N Extant Yes
Liberia N Extant Yes
Mali N Extant Yes
Nigeria N Extant Yes
Senegal N Extant Yes
Sierra Leone N Extant Yes
Togo N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Angola Caconda
Angola Camabatela
Angola Cangandala National Park
Angola Chongoroi
Angola Gabela
Angola Luando Strict Nature Reserve
Angola Maiombe
Angola Mount Moco
Angola Tundavala
Benin Ouémé river basin
Benin Lama Forest
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Luki Forest Reserve
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Bombo-Lumene Game Reserve
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Ngiri
Central African Republic Manovo - Gounda - St Floris National Park complex
Central African Republic Bamingui-Bangoran National Park complex
Central African Republic Bangui
Central African Republic Ngotto
Central African Republic Dzanga-Ndoki National Park
Congo Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park complex
Congo Odzala National Park complex
Congo Léfini Faunal Reserve
Congo Dimonika Biosphere Reserve
Congo Lower Kouilou basin
Congo Conkouati National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Comoe National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Sangbe Mountain National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Côte d'Ivoire Gueoule and Glo Mountain Forest Reserves
Côte d'Ivoire Peko Mountain National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Marahoue National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Lamto Ecological Research Station
Côte d'Ivoire Parc National de Taï et Réserve de faune du N'Zo
Côte d'Ivoire Azagny National Park
Cameroon Tchabal-Mbabo
Cameroon Mount Oku
Cameroon Mbi Crater Faunal Reserve - Mbingo forest
Cameroon Mount Mbam
Cameroon Mbam Djerem National Park
Cameroon Bali-Ngemba Forest Reserve
Cameroon Banyang Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary
Cameroon Santchou Faunal Reserve
Cameroon Korup National Park
Cameroon Mont Manengouba
Cameroon Bakossi mountains
Cameroon Mont Nlonako
Cameroon Mount Kupe
Cameroon Yabassi
Cameroon Mount Cameroon and Mokoko-Onge
Cameroon Mbam Minkom - Kala
Cameroon Dja Faunal Reserve
Cameroon Boumba - Bek
Cameroon Campo Ma'an complex
Cameroon Nki
Cameroon Lobéké National Park
Gabon Gamba Protected Areas Complex
Gabon Lopé Faunal Reserve
Gabon Ipassa Strict Nature Reserve
Gabon Minkébé Forest Reserve
Gabon Akanda
Gabon Ogooué delta and Mandji island
Gabon Léconi grasslands
Ghana Ankasa Resource Reserve - Nini-Sushien National Park
Ghana Atewa Range Forest Reserve
Ghana Bosomtwe Range Forest Reserve
Ghana Kakum National Park - Assin Attandaso Resource Reserve
Ghana Mount Afadjato - Agumatsa Range forest
Ghana Pra-Sushien Forest Reserve
Ghana Tano-Anwia Forest Reserve
Ghana Tano-Ehuro Forest Reserve
Ghana Bui National Park
Ghana Muni-Pomadze Ramsar Site
Gambia Abuko Nature Reserve
Gambia Pirang Forest Park
Guinea Balandougou
Guinea Mafou
Guinea Gangan Foret Classe
Guinea Kabitaï
Guinea Kounounkan
Guinea Massif du Ziama
Guinea Monts Nimba (part of Mount Nimba transboundary AZE)
Guinea Diécké
Equatorial Guinea Monte Alen National Park
Guinea-Bissau Rio Cacheu
Guinea-Bissau Dulombi
Guinea-Bissau Lagoas de Cufada
Guinea-Bissau Rio Tombali, Rio Cumbijã and Ilha de Melo
Guinea-Bissau Cantanhez forests
Liberia Wologizi mountains
Liberia Wonegizi mountains
Liberia Nimba mountains
Liberia Sapo
Nigeria Obudu Plateau
Nigeria Gashaka-Gumti National Park
Nigeria Ngel-Nyaki Forest Reserve
Nigeria Afi River Forest Reserve
Nigeria Okomu National Park
Nigeria Cross River National Park (Oban Division)
Nigeria Pandam Wildlife Park
Nigeria Cross River National Park (Okwangwo Division) and Mbe Mountains
Nigeria IITA Forest Reserve, Ibadan
Nigeria Kagoro - Nindam Forest Reserves and vicinity
Nigeria Donga river basin forests
Nigeria Upper Orashi forests
Nigeria Biseni forests
Nigeria Akassa forests
Nigeria Assop Falls and hills
Nigeria Sunvit Farm
Nigeria Ebok-Kabaken
Sierra Leone Outamba-Kilimi National Park
Sierra Leone Tingi Hills Non-hunting Forest Reserve
Sierra Leone Kangari Hills Non-hunting Forest Reserve
Sierra Leone Western Area Peninsula Forest National Park
Sierra Leone Kambui Hills Forest Reserve
Sierra Leone Gola Forests
Senegal Parc National de Basse Casamance
Senegal Parc National du Niokolo-Koba
Togo Fazao-Malfakassa National Park
Congo Lake Télé Community Reserve
Congo Ogooué Leketi National Park
Ghana Kalakpa Resource Reserve
Ghana Kyabobo (proposed) National Park
Ghana Digya National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable non-breeding
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Savanna Dry marginal resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1100 m Occasional altitudinal limits (max) 1385 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Tauraco persa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/07/2020.