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1850: The Last Hoopoe Starling

FREGILUPUS VARIA As long ago as 1674 a note about the “Huppe” exists, by “Le Sieur D.B.,” i.e., Dubois. He says, when describing the birds of RĂ©union (translated): “Hoopoes or ‘Callendres,’ having a white tuft on the head, the rest … Continue reading

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