Taxon profile


Eurasian Hoopoe
Upupa epops Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Bucerotiformes »  family Upupidae - hoopoes »  genus Upupa

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Upupicola upupae (Schrank, 1803)

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Upupa epops africana Bechstein, 1811 - African Hoopoe

Upupa epops africana - African Hoopoe

subspecies Upupa epops ceylonensis Reichenbach, 1853

Upupa epops ceylonensis

subspecies Upupa epops epops Linnaeus, 1758

Upupa epops epops

subspecies Upupa epops longirostris Jerdon, 1862
subspecies Upupa epops major C. L. Brehm, 1855
subspecies Upupa epops saturata Lönnberg, 1909

Upupa epops saturata

subspecies Upupa epops senegalensis Swainson, 1837

Upupa epops senegalensis

subspecies Upupa epops waibeli Reichenow, 1913

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Upupa epops]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [984]

Bird Life [] [as Upupa epops Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97088]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Upupa epops Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Upupa epops Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Upupa epops Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Upupa epops]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Upupa epops]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Upupa epops]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Upupa epops]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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