|Red-crested turaco, Niagara Falls Aviary, Canada|
They are seen in flocks of up to 30 birds, or in pairs. They usually remain in trees, only coming down to eat or drink.
A deep barking call. the female's call is slightly higher-pitched than the male's. They are highly vocal, particularly at dawn.
Red-crested turacos are monogamous. Both mates build a flimsy nest 5 to 20 meters above the ground in dense foliage. After laying eggs, both birds incubate the eggs. The young leave the nest at 4-5 weeks old.
As a national bird
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