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Birds of Palestine - Hoopoes
Hoopoes are colourful birds found across Afro-Eurasia, notable for their distinctive "crown" of feathers. Three living and one extinct species are recognized, though for many years all were lumped as a single species—Upupa epops.
Scientific name: Upupa
Arabic Name : هدهد
Mass: 67 g Encyclopedia of Life
Conservation status: Least Concern (Population decreasing) Encyclopedia of Life
Higher classification: Hoopoes
Did you know: Hoopoe is named after onomatopoeic sound produced by the bird: oop-oop-oop.
Osama Silwadi / Palestine Image Bank