The Gray Lourie is a medium-sized bird. It is also called a "Go-Away Bird", because its call sounds like its saying: 'Go-Away, Go-Away'. [Deception Valley, Botswana].
Another image of a Gray Lourie. Please see text & previous image. [Chobe NP, Botswana]
A close-up of another mature Gray Lourie.
A frontal view of the face and beautiful large great crest of a fully mature Gray Lourie. It is interestig to watch it agilely jump from branch to branch to gain cover. [Khwai, Botswana].
This is the same bird as the preceding image showing a beautiful view of its face. [Khwai, Botswana].
The Gray Lourie has begun to fold its crown, indicating that it had reached its tolerance of my presnce, and was about to fly away --- which it did! [Khwai Botswana].
A Ross' Turaco (or Ross' Lourie). It is larger, more beautifully colored, and more scarce than the Gray Lourie. [Okavanga area, Botswana]
Purple Crested Turaco