(Phoeniculus purpureus)

FUN FACT

Distribution

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Habitat

Woodlands, forests, and suburban areas.

Diet

Breeding

Groups of up to a dozen birds, with one breeding pair and the others being previous offspring.

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Green Woodhoopoes in our Wetlands of the Americas exhibit.