Common Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

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Common Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

 

Common Hoopoe is a colorful bird found across Africa, Europe, and Asia. Notable for the colorful crown of feathers.   It is only extant species in its family (Upupidae).

Common name: Common Hoopoe

Scientific name:Upupa epops

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Category:Perching bird

Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Chordata
Class  Aves
Order
Bucerotiformes
Family  Coraciidae
Genus  Upupa

Similar birds which create confusion in identification:

 

Common Hoope Common Hoopoe 1 Common Hoopoe 3 Common Hoopoe

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