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Eurasian Hoopoe

Upupa epops


The hoopoe has broad and rounded wings capable of strong flight; these are larger in the northern migratory subspecies. The hoopoe has a characteristic undulating flight, which is like that of a giant butterfly, caused by the wings half closing at the end of each beat or short sequence of beats


Hoopoes have been known to breed north of their European range,[8] and in southern England during warm, dry summers that provide plenty of grasshoppers and similar insects


it's great to watch the hoopoe searching for food in the ground and get different type of insects

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Shuwaikh Industrial, Al Asimah Governate, Kuwait

Spotted on Aug 18, 2017
Submitted on Jun 24, 2018

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