Photo category:
Shrubland of the Balkans
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Eurasian Hoopoe
Kingfishers - Bee-eaters - Rollers
Shrubland of the Balkans diorama

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.