Monday, June 20, 2011

Winged Jewel : Hoopoe

   The  Common Hoopoe  is a colorful and distinctive bird known for its fan-like crest . The bird derives its name from its soft "poop! poop!" cry and can be seen singly or in pairs, often around human inhabitation and feeds by digging in the ground .
Crest Open
 
 Hoopoe
        

14 comments:

  1. beautiful captures!
    would have loved to see in colour!!

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  2. Marvelous captures and such a beautiful bird!! Hope you have a wonderful week! Thank you for your visit and kind comment, they are always so appreciated!

    Sylvia

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  3. Wonderful bird, and agree with magiceye would love to see it in colors...

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  4. wonderful pictures... the last picture was the best of all the pics... the color is just wonderful///

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  5. its a beautiful bird, but would have loved to see the pics in colour.. the black and orange contrast amidst the green looks fantastic!

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  6. Wonderful shots of the bird.

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  7. What amazing little guys! I love the last photo/artwork - it's lovely.

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  8. Like Anu said, I too would have liked to see the pics In colur

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  9. very nice pics...

    have you drwan the last 1 with hand?

    rahul

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  10. nice and its body looks like an art work!

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  11. we often miss the common sights around us. Trust a photographer to capture such sights! Why b/w? Everyone is intrigued :)

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