Yellow Bishop

Euplectes capensis - Euplecte à croupion jaune

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Euplectes

  • Species
    :

    capensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 28 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellow Bishop (Euplectes capensis) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Euplectes capensis phoenicomerus (e Nigeria and Cameroon)
  • Euplectes capensis xanthomelas (Ethiopia)
  • Euplectes capensis angolensis (Angola)
  • Euplectes capensis crassirostris (se Sudan, e DRCongo, Uganda and Kenya to ne South Africa and s Mozambique)
  • Euplectes capensis approximans (e South Africa)
  • Euplectes capensis capensis (w and s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Euplecte à croupion jaune,
  • Obispo culigualdo,
  • Cardeal-tecelão-de-rabadilha-amarela,
  • Samtwida,
  • Fluweelwidavink,
  • Vescovo giallo,
  • Gulgumpad biskop,
  • Gulgumpbisp,
  • tkáčik zamatový,
  • vida africká,
  • Fløjlsvæver,
  • keltaperäpiispa,
  • Kaapse Flap,
  • bisbe sedós,
  • wikłacz przylądkowy,
  • Толстоклювый бархатный ткач,
  • キゴシハゴロモスズメ,
  • 黄巧织雀,
  • 黃寡婦鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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