A lone juvenile bird , by the side of water front of a tank.

A lone juvenile bird , by the side of water front of a tank.
Species: Common Hoopoe   Upupa epops
Author: Jayant Atrey
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Added to IBC: 19 Jan 2015 - 09:44
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Altitude (m): 
314 meters


Had a right wing injured due to burn injuries , beyond repairs , could not fly properly , hence dazed , in shock and frozen. We hoped , it will survive in the wild. Left it to the Nature's wish.

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Jayant Atrey, IBC1078955. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1078955.

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Jayant Atrey, IBC1078955. Photo of Common Hoopoe Upupa epops at Borgaon Dam, India. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1078955.

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