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Mandible (Jawbone ) 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 Mandible (Jawbone )
Specimen Number YPM 107209
Sex Male
Location Pakistan: Baluchistan
Geological Age Recent
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 54960
Number of Data Polygons 27480
Date Scanned June 14, 2010
Scan Technician Tiffany Medwid
Edited By Abby Grace Drake

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Other Upupa epops (Hoopoe) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 107209 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 107209 Sternum (Breast Bone)
YPM 107209 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
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