White-headed Wood Hoopoe

photo by Ronan Donovan

Scientific classification

Order

Bucerotiformes

Family

Phoeniculidae

Subfamily

Phoeniculus

Species

bollei

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with bluish-green plumage
* Prominent white head and long red bill
* Size: about 35 cm

Habitat

Montane- and hilly forests

Countries

Africa

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