Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Weavers and Allies :: Orange Bishop

Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus

Described by: Isert (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Franciscan Bishop, Northern Red-bishop
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, s. Niger, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, n. Cameroon, n. Central African Republic, s. Chad, c. and s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, ne. Zaire, n. Uganda, and n. and ec. Kenya.
(2) Se. Ethiopia and Somalia.
Introduced to Bermuda and Puerto Rico.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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