Hoopoe

photo by Vogels in Portugal

Scientific classification

Order

Bucerotiformes

Family

Upupidae

Subfamily

Upupa

Species

epops

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with a generally red-brown plumage
* Long red-brown coloured crest with black tips. Black-white striped wings
* Size: 25-32 cm

Habitat

Forests, grassland, parks, garden and even in urban areas

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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