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~ Hoopoe | A Colourful Bird ~
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The Hoopoe (Upupa epops) is a colourful bird that is found across Afro- Eurasia, notable for its distinctive 'crown' of feathers. It is the only extant species in the family Upupidae. One insular species, the Saint Helena Hoopoe, is extinct, and the Madagascar subspecies of the Hoopoe is sometimes elevated to a full
species. Like the Latin name
upupa, the English name is an onomatopoeic form which imitates the cry of the bird.
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Got this one resting on a branch, completely unaware about my presence. I just spotted it through the branches after following its special sounds. It gives me to capture 4 to 5 quick shots. This one is the best of them.
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~ Enjoy It ~

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Additional Photos by Subhendu Bagchi (subhendu_bagchi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2605 W: 162 N: 4744] (25593)
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