Hoopoe is 28 cm long. It has long, curved bill and orange-brown feathers. It has a tufted crest and short wings. Its habitat is woods and vineyards in the Ethiopian regions. It settles in open spaces with old trees, pine forests, non-evergreen forests, orchards and vineyards. It can nest in all kinds of cavities. It feeds on pests, insects, snails and worms. It can easily accommodate itself to humans. Hoopoes move in groups during migration. Apart from migration, they like living alone.