Upupa epops

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Noun1.Upupa epops - pinkish-brown hoopoe with black-and-white wingsUpupa epops - pinkish-brown hoopoe with black-and-white wings
genus Upupa, Upupa - type genus of the Upupidae
hoopoe, hoopoo - any of several crested Old World birds with a slender downward-curved bill
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Three living and one extinct species are recognised, though for many years all were lumped as a single species known as Upupa epops.
Therefore diet composition and its interannual variability and the representativeness of two sampling techniques have been studied in hoopoe nestlings, Upupa epops during two breeding periods.
Pigeon pomba, pombo bravo, pombo selvagem, pomba vadia Poupa, popa Upupa epops Hoopoe Rabilongo Cyanopica cyanus Azure-winged magpie Rabirruivo, Phoenicurus spp.
For comparison, the other three kinds of birds with comparable size were also selected including Eurasian hoopoe (Upupa epops; 26 cm, 62 g) that pecks on insects inside the soil mainly, Mongolian skylark (Melanocorypha mongolica; 21cm, 66 g) does not peck as a songbird, Great Tit (Parus major) does not also peck, to be compared with woodpeckers.
Food provision to nestlings in the Hoopoe Upupa epops: implications for the conservation of a small endangered population in the Swiss Alps.