Green Wood Hoopoe
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Latin Name Phoeniculus purpureus
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location Africa
Colour Black, White & Green
Length 38 cm (15 inches)
Wingspan - cm (- inches)
Weight 75 g (2.6 oz)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Habitat

Green Wood Hoopoes are found in the forests, woodlands and gardens of sub-saharan Africa.

Diet

Green Wood Hoopoes feed on insects.

Subspecies

Subspecies of the Green Wood Hoopoe are:

Phoeniculus purpureus angolensis
Phoeniculus purpureus guineensis
Phoeniculus purpureus marwitzi
Phoeniculus purpureus niloticus
Phoeniculus purpureus purpureus
Phoeniculus purpureus senegalensis

Interesting Facts

Green Wood Hoopoes were formally known as the Red-Billed Wood Hoopoe.
 


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