Black-winged Red Bishop

Euplectes hordeaceus - Euplecte monseigneur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Euplectes

  • Species
    :

    hordeaceus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 17 à 29 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-winged Red Bishop (Euplectes hordeaceus) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Euplectes hordeaceus hordeaceus (Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to w Sudan, DRCongo, Tanzania and south to Angola, Zimbabwe and Mozambique)
  • Euplectes hordeaceus craspedopterus (s Sudan, sw Ethiopia, Uganda and w Kenya)

Foreign names

  • Euplecte monseigneur,
  • Obispo alinegro,
  • Cardeal-tecelão-de-coroa-vermelha,
  • Flammenweber,
  • lángszínű szövőmadár,
  • Roodvoorhoofdwever,
  • Vescovo alinere,
  • Svartvingad eldvävare,
  • Svartvingebisp,
  • tkáčik ohnivý,
  • snovač ohnivý,
  • Flammevæver,
  • tulikauluspiispa,
  • Vuurkopvink,
  • bisbe alanegre,
  • wikłacz czarnoskrzydły,
  • Чернокрылый огненный бархатный ткач,
  • ベニピタイキンランチョウ,
  • 黑翅巧织雀,
  • 黑翅紅色寡婦鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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