TITLE

Hoopoe

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Hoopoe, a bird of the warmer regions of the Old World. It is named for its call, �hoo-poo.� The common hoopoe is about 12 inches (30 cm) long. It has a showy, semicircular crest and mixed reddish-brown, black, and white plumage. The bill is long and curved, the legs short. The purple-tailed wood hoopoe of Africa has no crest. Its tail is wedge-shaped.
ACCESSION #
37310064

 

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