Common Hoopoe


Scientific Name: Upupa epops
Common Name: Common Hoopoe
Other Names: Hudhud

Identifying Features: black and white wings, cinnamon color, feathered crown, prominent crest, long and strong black beak.

Fun Facts:

  • Hoopoe is named after its characterizing call: oop-oop-oop.
  • They are characterized by their undulating flight which resembles to that of a butterfly.


This image was clicked by Nawin Tiwary.

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