A unique looking bird that is usually seen in Africa and Eurasia has reportedly been spotted in Buckinghamshire.

The Hoopoe (pronounced hu-pu) has supposedly been seen by at least 10 ornithophiles in the county, with the bird allegedly being seen in Hedgerley, near Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross.

The sightings have been recorded on goingbirding.co.uk, with the most recent finding happening on Tuesday, May 4 at around 5.45pm.

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The website has also revealed that the bird has been seen in Milton Keynes at the back end of April.

The bird has been seen in Bucks

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Usually, the Hoopoe is seen flying in numerous African countries such as Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa and Botswana to name just a few.

Countries in North Africa, as well as those on the European/Asia border are also home to the Hoopoe.

The bird is known for its distinctive look, which includes a black and white striped body, beige breast/neck and peacock-feathered type head.