You can hear it coming from miles away as it calls through the bushes wherever it seems to go. Cooroo-Cooroo. But move just a bit, or blink with your eyes, and it's gone again.
During our trip in Gambia, the Violet Turaco must have been the most illusive species we attempted to photograph. Regardless, it's a beautiful and mystical bird with which I hope to cross paths soon again.