Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

"Aha! Here I´ll pick around, but …

… unfortunately nothing to be found!":

From this first unsuccessful attempt Mr. Hoopoe first has to take a rest on the curbside of the roundabout:

But shortly after he proudly presented the caught caterpillar to me and …

… let me take photos from all sides …

… with it:

Encouraged by this success, he continued to look for food and …

… Hooray! …was successful again!

"How fascinating and exciting is such a roundabout!":

Yes, that was also my opinion! Since then I always pay attention what is happening in this roundabout. But never again I saw there even one single bird.



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