Or ihlekabafazi. Which means “women laughing!” And they do make a racket, digging about in the tree.
Ive always thought it strange that its called a GREEN wood hoopoe, when its clearly blue! I much prefer the “red billed wood hoopoe” name, although I always think of them as ihlekabafazi.
Below is a short video clip of one of them foraging in the palm tree outside our kitchen window: