English Name: Eurasian Hoopoe
Scientific Name: Upupa epops senegalensis
Behaviour: Stretching wings
Species Status: LEAST CONCERN
Taxonomic Notes: Upupa epops and U. africana (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) have been lumped into U. epops but U. marginata is split from this taxon following Dowsett and Forbes-Watson (1993). This treatment is under review by the BirdLife Taxonomic Working Group.
Alternative English Name: African Hoopoe