Definition of plantain-eater in English:
An African bird of the turaco family, especially a grey one with a long tail.
- Family Musophagidae, in particular two species in the genus Crinifer
- In aviculture, the Western Grey Plaintain-eater is probably more common than the Eastern Gray - although pairs are not currently producing many offspring.
- The Plantain-eaters are for the most part very noisy birds, going about in pairs or small, perhaps family, parties, and keeping much to the tops of the highest forest trees, though not infrequently coming down to the dense tangle of shrubs and creepers.
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