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Sternum (Breast Bone) of the Hoopoe Upupa epops (YPM 107209)

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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Coraciiformes - Upupidae - Upupa - Upupa epops
Species Description
The Hoopoe (pronounced: Hu-pu) is the national bird of Israel. This bird has a distinctive crest of long orange feathers with black tips that frame its head and a fawn colored body with black barring on wings. It uses it's long tapering beak and and strong cranial musculature to probe for invertebrates in the ground. Hoopoes are found in a variety of habitats throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. The European and northern Asian populations migrate south in the winter.
Specimen Information
Species Upupa epops (Hoopoe)
Element Sternum (Breast Bone)
Specimen Number YPM 107209
Sex Male
Location Pakistan: Baluchistan
Geological Age Recent
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 1013985
Number of Data Polygons 507022
Date Scanned June 09, 2010
Scan Technician Tiffany Medwid
Edited By Maggie Johnson

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STL File Not Publicly Available 50.7 MB
Other Upupa epops (Hoopoe) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 107209 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 107209 Mandible (Jawbone )
YPM 107209 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
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