Poupa Hoopoe::Beauty and elegance. The Hoopoe /ˈhuːpuː/ (Upupa epops) is a colourful bird that is found across Afro-Eurasia, notable for its distinctive 'crown' of feathers. It is the only extant species in the family Upupidae.
Love that little feather 'hat'! ~ The Malachite Kingfisher is widely distributed in Africa, south of the Sahara. This is a small kingfisher, app. ~~ by Candice Swarts, taken in Rietvlei Nature Reserve, South Africa