Hoopoe, Eurasian


Name: Hoopoe, Eurasian

Scientific name: Upupa epops

Type: Hoopoe

Color: Black,Brown,White

Habitat: Cities,Fields

Size: 30cm

Conservation status:

Passage Migrant


Distinctive pinkish buff with bold black and white bars on wings and tail, long black-tipped crest, usually depressed (though raised upon landing), long decurved bill and distinctive flight with flaps of broad wings. Spends much time on the ground where hard to detect; often first noticed when it flies.

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