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808, Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm18701 [on-line data upload (2016-01-16): 188907]
SpeciesRed Bishop
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
LocalityBraamfontein spruit
Latitude, longitude-26.108055, 28.021137 [0 m accuracy]
Noteswetland next to cycle track Location: quite a few red bishop and thickbill weaver nests seen in thick reedbeds in water alongside cycle track. Comments: could not penetrate wet land to get decent photos as too deep and thick. 2 male red bishops observed and numerous thickbill lurking around. Nests not counted
Nest count0
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1870080326/12/20150Red Bishop & sthn Masked weaver, Location: scattered single masked weaver and small clusters of red bishops nests found in large reed beds in wetlands alongside wier. Comments: both these nests photographed had birds in attendance. Red bishop had 2 other older nests in close proximity. Nests: red bishop - one active nest. Sthn masked - one old one being used.

Vm 18700

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