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Hoopoe Upupidae (1)

(Banner Photos: Hoopoe by Jim Wilson)

Hoopoe Upupa epops
Very scarce but almost annual vagrant, with the majority of records in spring.

Distribution: a widespread breeder across much of the southern half of Europe,
which accounts for less than a quarter of its global breeding range.