Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Weavers and Allies :: Yellow-crowned Bishop

Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Taha Bishop, Black-winged Bishop, Taha Golden Bishop, Golden Bishop, Napoleon Bishop
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Cincinnati Zoo, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Feb 20, 2005 © William Hull 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, and Lake Chad area.
Introduced to Puerto Rico.
(2) Cw. and s. Sudan, Uganda, n. Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, c. Angola, Zaire, c. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, w. and c. Zimbabwe, and Mozambique.
(3) C. and s. Ethiopia.
(4) S. Africa (e. South Africa).


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


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