Greeting Card – Purple Crested Turaco

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Purple-crested Turaco- Gallirex porphyreolophus

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Purple-crested Turacos are commonly found in riverine forests, evergreen thickets, woodland, parks, and gardens. They are a noticeably striking, common resident in the Upper Highway area. The Purple-crested Turaco is the National Bird of the Kingdom of Swaziland, and the crimson flight feathers of this and related turaco species are important in the ceremonial regalia of the royal family.

Their beautiful flight feathers contain a vivid red pigment known as turacin. This pigment is found on no other animal and, for this reason, has several cultural ties. Once a feather is shed, the turacin pigment slowly fades over time, after several years it will disappear completely.


Each card is made using a high quality 280 gsm card with a luxurious textured surface. The cards are blank on the inside and come with an envelope.

The folded card is available in two sizes – A6 ( 105 x 148mm ) and  A5 ( 148 x 210mm )

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National Centres – 3-5 working days

Outlying Areas – 5-7 Working days

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