The South African Knysna Lourie

The South African Knysna Lourie, also known as the Knysna Turaco or Knysna Loerie, is a colorful bird species that is endemic to South Africa. It belongs to the family Musophagidae, which includes various species of turacos.

The Knysna Lourie is primarily found in the forests and woodlands of the Garden Route region in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. It is known for its vibrant plumage, with a green body, red wing feathers, and a blue and yellow face. The bird has a long tail and a distinct, curved bill, which is used to feed on fruits, flowers, and leaves.