Yellow-crowned Bishop

Euplectes afer - Euplecte vorabé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Euplectes

  • Species
    :

    afer

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 10 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 11 à 20 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellow-crowned Bishop (Euplectes afer) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Euplectes afer strictus (c Ethiopia)
  • Euplectes afer afer (Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to w Sudan, DRCongo and nw Angola)
  • Euplectes afer ladoensis (s Sudan and sw Ethiopia to n Tanzania)
  • Euplectes afer taha (sw Angola, Zambia and sw Tanzania to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Euplecte vorabé,
  • Obispo coronigualdo,
  • Cardeal-tecelão-amarelo,
  • Tahaweber,
  • Napóleon-szövőmadár,
  • Napoleonwever,
  • Vescovo capogiallo,
  • Gulkronad biskop,
  • Gulkronebisp,
  • tkáčik nomádsky,
  • snovač Napoleonův,
  • Napoleonsvæver,
  • kultapiispa,
  • Goudgeelvink,
  • bisbe groc,
  • wikłacz słoneczny,
  • Наполеонов бархатный ткач,
  • オウゴンチョウ,
  • 黄顶巧织雀,
  • 黃頂寡婦鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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