Green (Red-billed) Wood-Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus) by cybeR@NGER on Flickr.It used to be called Red-billed Wood-Hoopoe, but its english name has recently officially been changed to Green Wood-Hoopoe, due to the iridescent blue-green colour on its neck, face and mantle and its green breast plumage.
Frequents wooded areas, foraging along tree trunks and branches, looking under the bark for food.
Captured in Pilansberg NP, South Africa.

Green (Red-billed) Wood-Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus) by cybeR@NGER on Flickr.

It used to be called Red-billed Wood-Hoopoe, but its english name has recently officially been changed to Green Wood-Hoopoe, due to the iridescent blue-green colour on its neck, face and mantle and its green breast plumage.

Frequents wooded areas, foraging along tree trunks and branches, looking under the bark for food.

Captured in Pilansberg NP, South Africa.

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