The Gorgeous Orange Bishop

The male Northern Red Bishop or Orange Bishop is a gorgeous little weaver, native to the sub Sahara Desert, Africa. From Wikipedia: The Northern Red Bishop displays prominently, singing high-pitched squeaks from tall grass, puffing out his feathers or performing a slow hovering display flight. It builds a spherical woven nest in tall grass. As […]

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Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus

The Northern Red Bishop or Orange Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus) is a resident breeding bird species in Africa south of the Sahara Desert and north of the Equator. It has been introduced to Puerto Rico, Martinique and Guadeloupe in the West Indies. It was formerly regarded as a subspecies of the Southern Red Bishop (Euplectes orix) […]

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