No.377 Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops>


Rank : 5
Passage Migrant
Straggler toAsakawa River basin, and very rarely seen. With black-tipped erectile crest,pinkish-brown plumage with boldly barred black-and-white wings, the bird isunmistakable. @ Pecking with its long black decurved bill on the ground,Eurasian Hoopoe eats worms of insect. The species is widespread from themiddle Eurasian Continent to Africa. It is the national bird of Israel.

Eurasian Hoopoe (Adult)

Eurasian Hoopoe (Crest)