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© Saroj Swain
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UploadedNovember 23, 2010
TakenOctober 29, 2009
Exposure1/125 sec at f/4.4
FlashRed Eye, Compulsory Flash, Return light detected
Focal Length63 mm
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I donot know about this bird because I hve less knowledge on birds.If you know please name this bird......Thanks

24 responses

  • allan

    allan gave props (23 Nov 2010):

    George :-)))

  • augusto ciaramelli

    augusto ciaramelli said (23 Nov 2010):


  • nils carlson

    nils carlson said (23 Nov 2010):

    I can only give you the latin name, it is: "Upupa epops"
    Perhaps "Hoopoe" in english.
    It can fold out the feathers on the head to a fan shape
    And thanks so much for your superlatives of my photos

  • Radwa Samir

    Radwa Samir gave props (24 Nov 2010):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (25 Nov 2010):

    I cannot but it is a very beautiful bird!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (25 Nov 2010):

    I can't but I think it is most unusual . cute little guy...

  • uttamkumar pal

    uttamkumar pal said (27 Nov 2010):


  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (28 Nov 2010):

    awesome catch

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (29 Nov 2010):

    Lovely, sharp shot.

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (29 Nov 2010):

    very cool looking bird, great capture

  • Jason Pepe

    Jason Pepe gave props (1 Dec 2010):

    Soooo Coooool, Very neat little bird, well done!!!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (3 Dec 2010):

    Awesome bird! The first time I have ever seen a Upupa. Nice sharp capture!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (4 Dec 2010):


  • Policarpo Ferreira

    Policarpo Ferreira said (11 Dec 2010):

    In PORTUGAl his name is POUPA

  • Rajeev Jadhav

    Rajeev Jadhav gave props (11 Dec 2010):

    Saroj in Marathi i think we call this Bird " Sutar" means carpentar who use to carve the branch od tree and build its nest

  • Pradeep Purushothaman

    Pradeep Purushothaman gave props (14 Dec 2010):

    This little fellow is called a Hoopoe :)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (15 Dec 2010):

    How beautiful!!! Love it!

  • Steve Vincent

    Steve Vincent (Deleted) gave props (17 Dec 2010):

    Great capture! Nice colors, deatail and catchlight.

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (6 Jan 2011):

    Beautiful bird!

  • Dusan

    Dusan gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    Yes Upupa. Beautiful bird image.

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (30 Jan 2011):

    seda lindu ei tea -see on sarnane pasknäriga meie põhjamaalt

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (21 Oct 2011):

    I have never seen a bird like this. Great picture...

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) said (23 May 2013):

    Oh Wow this bird is Amazing, great photo!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (21 Feb 2018):

    Back to vote!!!

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