woodhoopoe


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wood·hoo·poe

also wood-hoo·poe  (wo͝od′ho͞o′po͞o, -pō)
n.
Any of several African birds of the family Phoeniculidae, having a down-curved bill, metallic plumage, and a long graduated tail.
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Phoeniculidae Phoeniculus purpureus Green woodhoopoe 31.
The obligate cavity roosting of the Green Woodhoopoe, Phoeniculus purpureus, led Ligon et al.
Territory quality: key determinant of fitness in the group-living Green Woodhoopoe. Pages 229-253 in C.