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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm8410 [on-line data upload (2014-01-15): 64523]
SpeciesRed Bishop
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Mooi River,
LocalityFordoun, Notttingham Rd
Latitude, longitude-29.329922222222, 30.018836111111 [0 m accuracy]
NotesNests in reeds in swamplands. mixed colony of Cape and odd Bed Bishop. 3 Yellow Bishops, 2x Long-tailed Widow also seen here but nests not located.
Nest count0
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
840809/1/20140nests clustered in small tree in swamplands. Probably 50 small, woven nests - tidy, not as per usual quelea. No birds seen. Cape Weaver and Red Bishops seen in reeds nearby.

Vm 8408

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