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Southern Red Bishop

Euplectes orix (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Southern Red Bishop or Red Bishop (Euplectes orix) is a small passerine bird belonging to the bishop and widowbird genus Euplectes in the weaver family 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 (E. franciscanus) which was formerly regarded as a subspecies of this species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
  Euplectes

Scientific:
  Euplectes orix

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.177

Protonym:
  Emberiza Orix

Avibase ID:
  95F08BC3D30A9869

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/95F08BC3

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
English:
Southern Red Bishop
Czech:
snovač kaferský
German:
Oryxweber
Danish:
Oryxvæver
Spanish:
Obispo Rojo
Finnish:
punapiispa
French:
Euplecte ignicolore
Icelandic:
Oryxvefari
Italian:
Vescovo rosso
Japanese:
ookinranchou
Japanese:
オオキンランチョウ
Dutch:
Grenadierwever
Norwegian:
Rødbisp
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudbisp
Polish:
wiklacz ognisty
Portuguese:
Bispo de testa preta
Russian:
Огненный бархатный ткач
Slovak:
tkáčik plavokrídly
Swedish:
sydlig eldvävare
Ukrainian:
Вайдаг вогнистий
Chinese:
红巧织雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Southern Red Bishop ( Euplectes orix) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Euplecte ignicolore ( Euplectes orix) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red Bishop ( Euplectes orix) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Euplectes orix [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Euplectes orix [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Rooivink
Catalan: bisbe vermell meridional, Teixidor vermell
Czech: Prádelník cervený, snovač kaferský
Danish: Oryxvæver
German: Oryx Wida, Oryxweber
English: Grenadier Bishop, Grenadier Weaver, Little Bishop, Red Bishop, Red Bishopbird, Southern Red Bishop, Southern Red-Bishop, Wembere Red Bishop
English (IOC): Southern Red Bishop
English (Kenya): Southern Red Bishop
Spanish: Obispo Rojo, Tejedor Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Obispo Rojo
Spanish (HBW): Southern Red Bishop
Finnish: Punapiispa
French: Euplecte ignicolore, Grand Orix, Grenadier, Grenadier Ignicolore, Ignicolore, Orix, Tisserin de feu
Hungarian: Orix-szövőmadár
Icelandic: Oryxvefari
Italian: Vescovo rosso
Japanese: minamikinranchou, ookinranchou
Japanese: オオキンランチョウ, ミナミキンランチョウ
Kwangali: Gomugeha
Scientific: Emberiza Orix, Euplectes orix, Euplectes orix marwitzi, Euplectes orix orix, Euplectes orix sundevalli, Euplectes orix turgida, Euplectes orix wertheri
Lithuanian: Raudonasis aksominis audėjas, Raudonasis vyskupėlis
Dutch: Grenadierwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudbisp
Norwegian: Oransjevever, Rødbisp
Sotho, Northern: Thagalehlaka
Polish: wiklacz ognisty, wikłacz ognisty
Portuguese: Bispo de testa preta, Bispo-de-testa-preta, cardeal-do-capim, Cardeal-tecelão-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Bispo-vermelho
Russian: Красный кафрский вьюрок, Огненный бархатный ткач, Огненный ткач
Slovak: Pletiarka ohnivá, tkácik plavokrídly, tkáčik plavokrídly
Shona: Chikenya
Serbian: Južni crveni biskup
Sotho, Southern: Khube
Swedish: Eldvävare, sydlig eldvävare
Swahili: Kweche Mwekundu
Tswana: Mohubê
Turkish: Turuncu Piskopos
Ukrainian: Вайдаг вогнистий
Xhosa: Intakomlilo
Chinese: 紅寡婦鳥, 红巧织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅寡婦鳥
Zulu: iBomvana

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