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Rare hoopoe bird spotted in Hamworthy garden
4:00pm Tuesday 22nd January 2013 in News
Resident Karen England spotted a rare feathered visitor outside her home on Saturday afternoon which she identified online as a hoopoe.
“It flew off before I could take a picture of it,” said Karen. A striking bird with a pinkish-brown crest, one occasionally turns up on the south coast, overshooting on migration from Africa to Europe.