Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Weavers and Allies :: Black-winged Bishop

Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Black-winged Red Bishop, Red-crowned Bishop, Fire-crowned Bishop, Black-crowned Red-bishop
Old scientific name(s): Euplectes hordeacea


Same, Tanzania - Feb 4, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sao Tome Is., Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, s. Chad, cw. Sudan, n. Zaire, c. and sw. Angola, Zambia, e. Zimbabwe, n. and c. Mozambique, Zanzibar Is., and Pemba Is.
(2) S. Sudan, sw. Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, nw. Kenya.


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


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