Eurasian Hoopoe

Upupa epops - Huppe fasciée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Bucerotiformes

  • Family
    :

    Upupidés

  • Genus
    :

    Upupa

  • Species
    :

    epops

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 42 à 46 cm.
  • Weight
    : 55 à 80 g
Longevity

11 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops) is a species of bird in the Upupidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Upupa epops epops (nw Africa and Europe e to sc Russia, nw China and nw India.)
  • Upupa epops ceylonensis (c and s India, Sri Lanka)
  • Upupa epops longirostris (ne India to s China, Indochina and n Malay Pen.)
  • Upupa epops major (Egypt)
  • Upupa epops senegalensis (Senegal and Gambia to Somalia)
  • Upupa epops waibeli (Cameroon to nw Kenya and n Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Huppe fasciée,
  • Abubilla,
  • Poupa / Poupa-eurasiática,
  • Wiedehopf,
  • Búbosbanka,
  • Hop,
  • Upupa eurasiatica,
  • Härfågel,
  • Hærfugl,
  • dudok chochlatý,
  • dudek chocholatý,
  • Hærfugl,
  • harjalintu,
  • puput comuna,
  • Herfugl,
  • dudek (zwyczajny),
  • pupuķis, bada dzeguze,
  • smrdokavra,
  • Удод,
  • Hupo tunggal,
  • ヤツガシラ,
  • 戴胜,
  • นกกะรางหัวขวาน,
  • 戴勝,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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