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808, Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 4139 [on-line data upload (2012-11-29): 26919] Species Southern Red Bishop Observer(s) Zaloumis, Alex Country, town, locus South Africa, Mpumalanga, Piet Retief,
Locality on R33 near N2 link 12kms from Piet Retief
Latitude, longitude -26.897138888889, 30.749166666667 [0 m accuracy] Date 2012/11/26 Notes Mixed 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 count 17 Nest site reed
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 4138 799 26/11/2012 34 mixed colony of active cape weavers, red & yellow bishops in reeds alongside small dam; cape weaver nests - 34 nests
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