Northern Red Bishop

Euplectes franciscanus - Euplecte franciscain

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Euplectes

  • Species
    :

    franciscanus

Descriptor

Isert, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 12 à 22 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Northern Red Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Euplectes franciscanus franciscanus (Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to Ethiopia, Uganda and nw Kenya)
  • Euplectes franciscanus pusillus (se Ethiopia and Somalia)

Foreign names

  • Euplecte franciscain,
  • Obispo anaranjado,
  • Cardeal-laranja,
  • Feuerweber,
  • narancsszínű szövőmadár,
  • Oranjewever,
  • Vescovo arancio,
  • Svartpannad eldvävare,
  • Svarthettebisp,
  • tkáčik pestrý,
  • snovač oranžový,
  • Sortisset Orangevæver,
  • punaperäpiispa,
  • bisbe vermell septentrional,
  • wikłacz płomienisty,
  • Западноафриканский огненный бархатный ткач,
  • キタキンランチョウ,
  • 橙巧织雀,
  • 西非紅色寡婦鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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