1867E.L. LayardBirds of S. Afr. 61Apaloderma Narina,..Bushloorie of Colonists...Found throughout forests and wooded kloofs in all the eastern portions of the colony. About the Knysna it is scarce; but wherever found it exhibits the same shy creeping habits.
1897H.A. BrydenNature & Sport 93In our deepest and bushiest kloof another very perfect bird of plumage crept secretly about the thickets. This was the bush lory (Trogon narina), a rare bird, whose wonderful scheme of colour — green and brightest carmine — made one burn to possess it.
1908‘Al Fresco’ inE. London Dispatch 4 Dec. 4Who does not know the raucous call of the bush-lourie?
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