hoopoe

Hoopoe — Upupa epops

An utterly distinctive bird, vibrant orange in color, adorned with zebra-striped wings, and boasting a Chinese fan-like crest that is typically held closed but often raised just after landing. Its bill resembles a rapier in shape. This bird prefers semiopen habitats like heathlands, farmlands, orchards, and grassy lawns, where it forages on the ground, using …

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