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Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop

Euplectes [orix or nigroventris] (= Euplectes orix) (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The southern red bishop or red bishop is a small passerine bird belonging to the bishop and widowbird genus Euplectes in the weaver family, the Ploceidae. It is common in wetlands and grassland in Africa south of the Equator. North of the Equator, it is replaced by the northern red bishop or orange bishop which was formerly regarded as a subspecies of this species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Euplectes
Scientific:
  Euplectes orix


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.177

Protonym:
  Emberiza orix

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727084


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  36F2F41E5E7E6CCA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-36F2F41E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/36F2F41E


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179634

Geographic range:

  • Euplectes orix: western and southern Angola, southern and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, south to South Africa
  • Euplectes nigroventris: SE Kenya to e Tanzania, Zanzibar, Pemba and n Mozambique
English:
Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop
French:
Euplecte ignicolore ou E. de Zanzibar


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop ( Euplectes [orix or nigroventris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red or Zanzibar Bishop ( Euplectes [orix or nigroventris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop ( Euplectes [orix or nigroventris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop ( Euplectes [orix or nigroventris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop ( Euplectes [orix or nigroventris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop ( Euplectes [orix or nigroventris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop ( Euplectes [orix or nigroventris])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Red Bishop ( Euplectes orix) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Red Bishop ( Euplectes orix) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Euplectes [orix, franciscanus or nigroventris]

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Afrikaans: Rooivink
Catalan: Teixidor ataronjat
Czech: snovač kaferský
Danish: Oryxvæver
German: Oryxweber
English: Red or Zanzibar Bishop, Southern Red Bishop, Southern Red or Zanzibar Bishop
English (Kenya): Southern Red Bishop
Esperanto: Ruĝa teksulo
Spanish: Obispo Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Obispo Rojo
Finnish: punapiispa
French: Euplecte ignicolore, Euplecte ignicolore ou E. de Zanzibar
Hungarian: Orix-szövőmadár
Italian: Vescovo rosso
Japanese (romaji): kitakinranchou
Japanese: キタキンランチョウ
Kwangali: Gomugeha
Scientific: Emberiza Orix, Euplectes [orix or nigroventris], Euplectes orix, Euplectes orix orix
Lithuanian: Raudonasis aksominis audėjas
Dutch: Grenadierwever
Norwegian: Rødbisp
Sotho, Northern: Thagalehlaka
Polish: wiklacz ognisty
Portuguese: Bispo de testa preta
Portuguese (Portugal): Bispo-vermelho
Russian: Огненный бархатный ткач
Slovak: tkáčik plavokrídly
Shona: Chikenya
Serbian: Južni crveni biskup
Sotho, Southern: Khube
Swedish: sydlig eldvävare
Swahili: Kweche Mwekundu
Tswana: Mohubê
Turkish: Turuncu Piskopos
Ukrainian: Вайдаг вогнистий
Xhosa: Intakomlilo
Chinese: 红巧织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅寡婦鳥
Zulu: iBomvana

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