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Northern Red Bishop

Euplectes franciscanus (Isert, PE 1789)

The northern red bishop or orange bishop is a small passerine bird in the family Ploceidae. It is part of the largest genus in the family with over 60 different species. Its sister species is the Southern red bishop. This species is most recognizable by the bright reddish orange with contrasting black plumage displayed by the breeding male. It is most common throughout the northern African continent but has also been introduced to areas in the western hemisphere. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Isert, PE 1789)

Reference:
   Schriften Gesell. naturf. Freunde Berlin 9 p.332 pl.9 cdP

Protonym:
  Loxia franciscana


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3D12284957400BDC

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3D122849

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3D122849


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554258

Geographic range:

  • Euplectes franciscanus: southern Mauritania south to northern Liberia, east to Eritrea, Ethiopia, northwestern and southern Somalia, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and Kenya
English:
Northern Red Bishop
Catalan:
bisbe vermell septentrional
Czech:
snovač oranžový
Danish:
Sortisset Orangevæver
German:
Feuerweber
Spanish:
Obispo Anaranjado
Spanish (Spain):
Obispo Anaranjado
Finnish:
punaperäpiispa
French:
Euplecte franciscain
Croatian:
crvenoleđa pletilja
Hungarian:
narancsszínű szövőmadár
Italian:
Vescovo arancio
Japanese (romaji):
kitakinranchou
Japanese:
キタキンランチョウ
Lithuanian:
Oranžinis aksominis audėjas
Dutch:
Oranje Wever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthettebisp
Norwegian:
Svarthettebisp
Polish:
wikłacz płomienisty
Portuguese:
Cardeal-laranja
Russian:
Бархатный ткачик
Slovak:
tkáčik pestrý
Serbian:
Vatreni biskup
Swedish:
svartpannad eldvävare
Ukrainian:
Вайдаг червоний
Chinese:
橙巧织雀
Chinese (Traditional):
西非紅色寡婦鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Euplecte franciscain ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Euplecte franciscain ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Orange Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Northern Red Bishop ( Euplectes franciscanus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Euplectes franciscanus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Euplectes franciscanus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Euplectes [orix or franciscanus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Oranjevink
Catalan: bisbe vermell septentrional, Teixidor ataronjat
Czech: snovač oranžový
Welsh: Esgob coch y Gogledd
Danish: Sortisset Orangevæver
German: Feuerweber, Orangeweber
English: Franciscan Bishop, Northern Red Bishop, Northern Red-Bishop, Orange Bishop, West Nile Red Bishop
English, HBW: Northern Red Bishop
English (IOC): Northern Red Bishop
English (Kenya): Northern Red Bishop
English (United States): Northern Red Bishop
Esperanto: Norda Ruĝa Episkopobirdo, Oranĝa teksulo
Spanish: Obispo Anaranjado, Obispo Colorado, Tejedor Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Obispo Anaranjado
Spanish (HBW): Northern Red Bishop
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Obispo Anaranjado
Finnish: punaperäpiispa
French: Euplecte franciscain, Franciscain, Ignicolore
Frisian: Oranjewever
Irish: Easpag flannbhuí, Fíodóir fhlannbhuí
Galician: Bispo laranxa
Croatian: crvenoleđa pletilja
Hungarian: narancsszínű szövőmadár
Italian: Vescovo arancio
Japanese (romaji): kitakinranchou
Japanese: キタキンランチョウ, キンランチョウ
Kirghiz: сары жака таранчы
Scientific: Euplectes franciscana, Euplectes franciscanus, Euplectes franciscanus franciscanus, Euplectes orix franciscana, Euplectes orix franciscanus, Loxia franciscana
Lithuanian: Oranžinis aksominis audėjas
Latvian: Oranžais bīskapiņš
Maltese: għasfur isqof minn lewn il-larinġa
Dutch: Oranje Wever, Oranjewever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthettebisp
Norwegian: Oryxvever, Svarthettebisp
Polish: wiklacz plomienisty, wikłacz płomienisty
Portuguese: Bispo-laranja, Cardeal-laranja
Portuguese (Portugal): Bispo-laranja
Russian: Бархатный ткачик, Западноафриканский огненный бархатный ткач, Западноафриканский ткач, Огненный ткач, Северный ткачик
Slovak: tkácik pestrý, tkáčik pestrý
Serbian: Severni crveni biskup, Vatreni biskup
Swedish: Svartpannad eldvävare
Swahili: Kweche Machungwa
Turkish: Kırmızı Piskopos, Örücükuş
Ukrainian: Вайдаг червоний
Chinese: 橙巧织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 西非紅色寡婦鳥

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