Photo category:
Vertebrates specimen collection
Discovery center
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2007
Eurasian Hoopoe
Kingfishers - Bee-eaters - Rollers

Photo of a Eurasian Hoopoe, Upupa epops. It nests in holes in trees, rocks or buildings. It overwinters in Africa. In photo you can see the hoopoe on the ground where it forages. The diet of the hoopoe is mostly composed of insects and worms.