Interesting Bird Fact – The Official Hoopoe

Interesting Bird Fact – The Official Hoopoe

Armstedt Coat of Arms (from wikimedia.org)

The Hoopoe is used in a few official circumstances:

The University of Johannesburg uses the bird as their logo. The Hoopoe is also their sports mascot.

The Hoopoe on University of JHB Logo (from uj.ac.za)
The Hoopoe on University of JHB Logo (from uj.ac.za)

 

And in Germany; the Armstedt municipality uses the Hoopoe in its coat of arms.

Armstedt Coat of Arms (from wikimedia.org)
Armstedt Coat of Arms (from wikimedia.org)
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