Or, more commonly known as the Eurasian Hoopoe - but what a lovely scientific name.
A pair of these are regular visitors to our garden and I've been wanting to get a a shot of them for a while, but they are very shy.
Today was my lucky day.
Bahrain's weather today: Max: 42°C/Min: 30°C Max Humidity 85% Virtually nil wind. Max Apparent Temp: 46°C