Genus Phoeniculus


Green Wood Hoopoe - The Green Wood Hoopoe is a common resident breeder in the forests and woodlands of most of sub-Saharan Africa. They are found in groups of up to a dozen or so birds with only one breeding pair. The breeding female lays two to four blue eggs in a natural tree hole or old barbet nest and incubates for about 18 days. Upon hatching, she and the nestlings are fed by the rest of the group, even after they have fledged and left the nest hole. This species is parasitised by the Greater and Lesser Honeyguide.


Black-billed Wood Hoopoe - The Black-billed Wood Hoopoe is a species of bird in the Phoeniculidae family. It is found in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Kenya and Tanzania.

Order : Coraciiformes
Family : Phoeniculidae
Genus : Phoeniculus