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Eurasian Hoopoe

Upupa epops


Also known as Common Hoopoe. Mainly rufous-orange to rufous-buff, with striking black and white wings and tail, black tipped fan like crest which is usually held flat, and down curved bill. Broad, rounded wings and like giant butterfly in flight. Voice: a repetitive poop, poop, poop


Found this bird in a garden of a resort located in a place 2240 meters above sea level.


Hoopoe is the national bird of Israel.

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maplemoth662 5 years ago

Your welcome, Hariprasad V N....

Hariprasad V N
Hariprasad V N 5 years ago

Thank you, Maplemoth.

maplemoth662 5 years ago

Two, very pretty photos....

Hariprasad V N
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Hariprasad V N

Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Mar 14, 2017
Submitted on Mar 24, 2018

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