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Eurasian hoopoe (Upupa epops)

Eurasian hoopoe (Upupa epops) bringing food to the nesthole excavated in a willow trunk. It may be the male feeding his mate while she is incubating, or it could be either parent bringing food to the chicks. Danube Delta, Romania

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Media ID 15354227

Date: 1st November 2016

Source: Auscape Photo Library

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Source: Auscape International Pty Ltd

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Image Size: 2286 x 3425 Pixels

Filesize is 1.87MB

Associated Categories: Biosphoto Collection

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