Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Upupa africana


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 Upupa africana



Description

In the garden area of Fernkloof this easily identifiable bird can be seen probing the ground for insects. It is a bright rufous coloured bird with conspicuous black-tipped crest and wings barred black and white. The crest is briefly raised when the bird settles or when alarmed. The bill is long, thin and slightly de-curved. Common resident

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2017 / 3 / 22