Turacos are beautiful midsized birds in the Musophagidae family (banana-eaters) which includes Turaco and Go-away birds. The living genera and species of this family are listed below. The Go-away birds are described on the Go-aways page.

Genus Tauraco - green turacos
Guinea Turaco, Tauraco persa
Livingstone's Turaco, Tauraco livingstonii
Schalow's Turaco, Tauraco schalowi
Knysna Turaco, Tauraco corythaix
Black-billed Turaco, Tauraco schuettii
White-crested Turaco, Tauraco leucolophus
Fischer's Turaco, Tauraco fischeri
Yellow-billed Turaco, Tauraco macrorhynchus
Bannerman's Turaco, Tauraco bannermani
Red-crested Turaco, Tauraco erythrolophus
Hartlaub's Turaco, Tauraco hartlaubi
White-cheeked Turaco, Tauraco leucotis
Prince Ruspoli's Turaco, Tauraco ruspolii
Purple-crested Turaco, Tauraco porphyreolophus

Genus Ruwenzorornis
Ruwenzori Turaco - Ruswenzorornis johnstoni

Genus Musophaga - blue turacos
Violet Turaco, Musophaga violacea
Ross's Turaco, Musophaga rossae

Genus Corythaixoides - go-away-birds
Bare-faced Go-away-bird, Corythaixoides personatus
Grey Go-away-bird, Corythaixoides concolor
White-bellied Go-away-bird, Corythaixoides leucogaster

Genus Crinifer - plantain-eaters
Grey Plantain-eater, Crinifer piscator
Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Crinifer zonurus

Genus Corythaeola
Great Blue Turaco, Corythaeola cristata