Turacos for Sale

(Musiphagidae) Turaco birds are made up of 18 species of African residents known for their gorgeous coloring and fruit eating. They are sometimes referred to as plantain eaters or Lourie and their proper name is the Musophagidae family which translates to “banana eaters”, although the majority of their diet is made up of things other than bananas. They are long-tailed, short-winged, and live in dense forest. The birds are noisy and have a variety of entertaining calls depending on the occasion and species.

Turaco Babies Available

  • Name: DARIEL
  • Posted: 07/27/2022
  • Phone: 3058033406
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

Young, handfed babies available. All Closed banded and DNA'd. Red Crested Persas White Cheeks Fischer's Shipping Available thru Delta only. Text or call for more details Thanks

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Persa Turaco, Common Mynah, Black Spotted Barbet

  • Name: Alex
  • Posted: 07/23/2022
  • Phone: 9044650432
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

Male Persa Turaco, semi tame $500 Male Black Spotted Barbet $300 Male Common Mynah semi tame (talks) $300 904 465 0432. Serious inquiries only please, pickup in Tampa FL area only

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Surplus

  • Name: Nick
  • Posted: 07/21/2022
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

2.0 white rumped Shama (hand reared, just weaned) 1.0 plush cap Jay (hand reared, just weaned) 1.0 Livingston Turaco (late 2021 hatch) Shipping available depending on weather.

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livingstones turaco

  • Price: $1,800.00
  • Name: Lori A Domonkos
  • Posted: 07/05/2022
  • Phone: 18452902063
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: New York

proven pair livingston turacos 2.5 yrs old, unrelated, in perfect health. can ship. buyer pays shipping

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Red crested turaco babys

  • Price: $750.00
  • Name:
  • Posted: 06/27/2022
  • Phone: 3237676141
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: California

Hand fed baby's, perfect condition, male and female available $750

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Green turaco

  • Price: $750.00
  • Name:
  • Posted: 06/27/2022
  • Phone: 3237676141
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: California

Female, ready for breeding, perfect condition $750

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Turacos for Sale or Trade

  • Price: $500.00
  • Name: Davis Lund Aviaries
  • Posted: 06/07/2022
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Oregon
  • Website: https://dlaviaries.wordpress.com

Two White Cheek Turacos - Sibling chicks,tame, handraised, DOB May 2022 - . $500 each, $900 both.Two mature, male, sibling Red Crest Turacos available for sale or trade. Both are parent-raised in large outdoor aviaries, not tame. Sexed by An. Genetic...

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Turacos for sale

  • Price: $1,000.00
  • Name: Gary Malizmaj
  • Posted: 05/26/2022
  • Phone: 8135404433
  • Location: Florida

Young Turacos ready to go. Pick up only. Unrelated pair of Lady Ross $2500. Female Lady Ross $1250. Sibling pair of Persa $1000. Text works best 813-540-4433

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Lady Ross Turacos for Sale

  • Name: Jason
  • Posted: 05/24/2022
  • Phone: NA
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida
  • Website: NA

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Turaco Babies Available

  • Name: DARIEL
  • Posted: 05/09/2022
  • Phone: 3058033406
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

Have the following turacos babies available. All closed banded and DNA'd . All hand reared very tame, still coloring. Shipping available thru Delta ONLY. Red Crested Livingstone's Persas Violaceous Fischer's White Cheeks Text or call for more...

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Fischer's Turaco Available

  • Name: Dariel Gonzalez
  • Posted: 05/06/2022
  • Phone: 305-803-3406
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida
  • Website: NA

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Birds Available

  • Name: Robert Yoshida
  • Posted: 05/02/2022
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

I have the following birds available, some young ones that will be ready soon and some ready to go. 2.1 Purplish backed jay 2.0 Livingstone's Turaco 5.0 White crested Turaco 3.0 Black napped fruit dove Also available soon : White cheeked turaco Fi...

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Red Crest Turacos

  • Price: $350.00
  • Name: Davis Lund Aviaries
  • Posted: 04/23/2022
  • Phone: Preferemail
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Oregon
  • Website: https://dlaviaries.wordpress.com

1.1 Pair of Red Crest Turacos - Siblings, mature, bonded & egg laying. Parent-raised in outdoor aviary, not tame. Sexed by An. Genetics. $800 Pair only.Two mature, male, sibling Red Crest Turacos available for sale or trade. Both are parent-raise...

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Surplus birds

  • Name: Kelly Matthews
  • Posted: 04/13/2022
  • Phone: 5613194348
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

2 male roul roul 200 each Pair of bronzetail 600 Maybe Pair of Malay fireback 700 One swamp hen 300 One female jacana 300 One young cape barrens goose 350 also have a pair of black throat magpie jays Pair of red crested turaco Young Palawan, Ma...

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Livingstone turaco pair

  • Price: $2,000.00
  • Name: Jorge Hernandez
  • Posted: 04/11/2022
  • Phone: (305) 607-0574
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida

DNA proven pair of Livingstone turacos. These are beautiful birds They are a young pair but have laid eggs. Still have not gotten the incubation part down. Unfortunately I no longer have time for them. Pictures available upon request. Please tex...

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Types of Turacos for Sale

Physical Excellence

Turaco species all vary in size, but all have their rich colors in common. About half the species are grayish, brown and white, but the other half are iridescent colors of green, red, and purple. Most have a predominant head crest. Each species have its own sounds. One's been nicknamed “The Go-Away Bird” for its alarming sound and sounding as if they are actually saying 'g'way, g'way”. Other species might “bark”, “laugh”, or “coo”.

Courtship and Reproduction

The Turaco is a social bird that can be found in noisy flocks, but nests alone. The male will do a type of dance and sometimes regurgitates meals for the female. The dance is like walking or leaping about the trees with its tail fanned exposing its crimson in its wings. The male and female usually look identical, but it is believed that their facial patterns play a role in mate recognition. Once they've mated, two or three eggs will be incubated on their interesting nest. Rather than a cup-like nest like most birds we hear of, the Turaco makes a flat platform of like materials. Once the chicks are hatched, they are quite able from the start and have pretty well-developed claws already. Turacos spend all of their time in tree-tops foraging for food. They can run rather quickly, but are not good flyers and don't migrate.

Diet

Like previously mentioned, the bird has been named as a banana eater, but its diet mainly consists of the things that are found where they nest, considerably high up in the trees. Fruit, buds, flowers, leaves, small insects, slugs, and snails are main parts of the diet. Their diet helps the ecosystem by dispersing seeds for plant reproduction. Sometimes they'll travel long distances to eat from a favorite tree.

In Captivity

Turacos can be viewed in some zoos and wildlife parks, and aren't uncommonly kept. They are an ideal animal for keeping because they live as well as 30 years of age in captivity and can be kept in large groups. The bird has a soft bill and should be given a diet appropriate for its bill. Plenty of information for keeping Turacos is readily available, another good factor for keeping wild animals.

Rarity

For the most part, Turacos are considered low-risk with some species more endangered than others. Something that makes this bird rather special is that it has two copper pigments that haven't been discovered within any other bird species before. The crimson feathers mentioned in the section pertaining to the male's courtship dance, are usually only seen when the bird is in flight and are also highly esteemed by African societies and are usually only worn in ceremonial attire.

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