Eurasian Hoopoe

Eurasian Hoopoe or the Common Hoopoe is a crow sized exotic looking bird and can be sighted near human habitation too. It has strong and broad wings that half-close at the end of each beat or short sequence of beats. Hoopoe is the national bird of Israel and one of the birds that was considered sacred in ancient Egypt.

Gujarati Name

ઘંટી ટાંકણો

Scientific Name

Upupa epops

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Hoopoes