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Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus   - Male in breeding plumage
Northern Red Bishop
Photographer : © Mikael Bauer
Location :Semuliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda
Date : July 2012
English synonyms:Red Bishop, Northern Red-Bishop, Orange Bishop, West Nile Red Bishop, Franciscan Bishop
Bird Family :Ploceidae - Weavers & Fodies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Native only to Africa but "common cagebird and small populations sometimes viable in warmer regions of Japan".
Brazil, M. (2009) Birds of East Asia. Christopher Helm, London
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