Embarrassed about your country's national bird? Don't be. Israel has one far more comical. Comedy Central's hit television show “The Colbert Report” cites Israel's choice of the long-billed hoopoe as evidence that, “Countries don't make passes at birds that wear glasses.”
Isrealli, who has the video clip, says:
Last night, Stephen Colbert reported on some of the more important developments going on in Israel. For starters, Israel has a new national bird.