The Black-billed Turacos, Tauraco schuetti, is a medium-sized turaco, that can be found in the forests of Central Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, West Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, and southern Sudan.
It is a widespread species and is not threatened globally.
The Black-billed Turacos average 40cm in length; ranging in weight from 199-272 g.
Adults are similar to Green Turaco, distinguished by a small, all-black bill and rounded whitish crest.
Call / Song:
Its call is a resonant “kwah khaw kwah”.
Breeding / Nesting:
The hen lays two eggs on a platform of twigs around 3 or 5 meters above the ground. Both the male and female defend a territory and share incubation duties.