African Hoopoe
Upupa africana
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Most of these photos are probably male hoopoes; the otherwise similar female has a greyer face and breast (left lower). Note the long decurved bill for foraging for underground insects. These photos were taken in Yaida Valley (left upper, 10-10), Engikaret (right upper, 9-10, courtesy of ValÚry Schollaert), Ngorongoro Crater (left 2nd row, 8-14, courtesy of Hanneke Bouwmeester), Samburu (2nd row right, 1-96), Ngare Naibor (left 3rd row, 1-12), Tarangire (right 3rd row, 4-14), Tarangire (left 4th row, 5-08) and Mikumi (7-14, courtesy of Per Holmen). Click the photo above to see more including an above ground and ground hole nests.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
ValÚry Schollaert, Stuart Webb, Roger Zimmerman, Stein ě. Nilsen, Per Holmen
Zul Bhatia, Hanna Nyman, Paul Oliver, Hanneke Bouwmeester

Last Update this page: 2-20-15