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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm4139 [on-line data upload (2012-11-29): 26919]
SpeciesSouthern Red Bishop
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Mpumalanga, Piet Retief,
Localityon R33 near N2 link 12kms from Piet Retief
Latitude, longitude-26.897138888889, 30.749166666667 [0 m accuracy]
NotesMixed colony of red and yellow bishop birds in dense reeds alongside small dam in vlei. 8 to 9 male red bishops and many nests completed or being built lower in reeds. no eggs found. nests - partial or complete 17
Nest count17
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
413879926/11/201234mixed colony of active cape weavers, red & yellow bishops in reeds alongside small dam; cape weaver nests - 34 nests

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