Folio 50v - the owl, continued. [De hupupa] ; Of the hoopoe.
Folio 51r - the hoopoe, continued. De noctua; Of the nightowl. [De vespertilione]; Of the bat
The owl is a dirty bird. The hoopoe is the dirtiest bird.
Hoopoe in a roundel.
The rubric for the hoopoe is missing. The hoopoe has a comb-like crest and startling black and white bars across its body. The crest illustrated is more like a peacock's crest. Compare the totally different version of the hoopoe on f. 36v. Initial type 2.
Young hoopoes care for their parents. Noctua, the night owl.
Prick marks for pouncing are visible, which relate to the image of the bat on f.51v. The centre of this page is excised for the illustration of the jackdaw on f.51v. The rubric for the bat, at the bottom of the page, is missing. Initial type 2.