Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Common Hoopoe Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Upupa epops
Family : Upupidae
Order : Bucerotiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Common Hoopoe is a beautiful bird with an unusually big crest.It has orange-buff with zebra patterns on the wings along with the tail.The bill is horn-brown or horn-black,brown iris and slaty-black legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and the juveniles appear as paler from above and browner from below.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Stanislas Wroza(www.xeno-canto.org/Stanislas Wroza), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.