Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii


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Borghesio, L.; Daka, A.; Kumsa, T.; Békélé, A. 2012. Touraco de Ruspoli: nouveaux défis, nouvelles opportunités! CEPA Mag. 25-26: 19-21.

Borghesio, L.; Giannetti, F.; Ndang'ang'a, K.; Shimelis, A.; Borghesio, A.; Rizzo, D.; Fufa, K. 2004. A reassessment of the conservation status of Prince Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 11: 105-111.

Borghesio, L.; Kumsa, T.; Lernould, J.-M.; Bekele, A. 2009. Le touraco de Ruspoli: menacé par son hybridation avec le touraco à joues blanches? CEPA Magazine 19-20: 20-22.

Borghesio, L.; Massa, R. 2000. Status and conservation of Prince Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii. Ostrich 71: 355-358.

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Dakar, A.; Kusma, T.; Borghesio, L.; Lernould, J.; Békélé, A. 2013. Schutz des Ruspoliturakos in Äthiopien. ZGAP Mitt. 29: 18-19.

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Lernould, J. M.; Seitre, R. 2002. Observation d'hybrides naturels entre le touraco à joues blanches Tauraco leucotis et le touraco du prince ruspoli Tauraco ruspolii. Alauda 70: 247-251.

Lernould, J.M.; Seitre, R. 2004. Does hybridisation with White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis represent a threat for Prince Ruspoli's Turaco T. ruspolii? Bulletin of the African Bird Club 11: 112-116.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Tauraco ruspolii. Downloaded from on 06/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/07/2020.