The bare-faced go-away bird (Corythaixoides personatus) is a species of bird in the Musophagidae family. It is found in two areas of Africa: one in southern Ethiopia, and the other in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. It is named after its distinctive "go-away" call.
Zimmerman Turner & Pearson (1999) list the Kenyan and Tanzanian species of this bird as "Corythaixoides personata leopoldi"**
- ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Corythaixoides personatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- ^ bare-faced go-away bird at kenyabirds
- Helm Field Guides - Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania - Dale A Zimmerman, Donald A Turner & David J Pearson [A & C Black, London] 1999. Page 118, Page 366