English: Eurasian Hoopoe, Common Hoopoe
French: Huppe fasciee
Mongolian: Бөвөөлжин өвөөлж
Japanese: ヤツガシラ (Yatsugashira)
Body length: 26-32 cm
Wing span: 44-48 cm
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 5-8
Egg colour: Greyish, yellowish or olive or
more greenish spots.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Insects and their larvae, spiders,
earth worms, and other invertebrates.
Habitat: Nests in tree holes, crevices of
cliffs, and rocks, and cracks and crevices of, man-made structures in high
mountains, mountain forests, forest steppe, plains and river valleys. The nest
is cavity, usually unlined, but a times with a sparse lining of plants,
feathers, wool and droppings.