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Weaver Wednesday 3  - Range changes : Southern Red Bishop2017-05-03 (779)
Weaver Wednesday 3: range changes in S Africa (species text)
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Range changes in SA
The points below match the points on the map above.
Areas with very large increases include:
Areas with very large decreases include:
Many areas in South Africa show a checkered pattern, suggesting small changes (ie stable populations).
Range changes elsewhereExotic populations established in foreign countries, eg United Arab Emirates, Australia: Appendix of Dyer EE, Redding DW, Blackburn TM. 2017. The global avian invasions atlas, a database of alien bird distributions worldwide. Nature Scientific Data 4 no: 170041.
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Weaver Wednesday 3  - Range changes : Southern Red Bishop (2017-05-03)
Oldest Southern Red Bishop (2016-07-05)
Weaver Wednesday  - Discovery : Southern Red Bishop (2014-10-08)
PAPER: Nest luminosity in Southern Red Bishops (2014-09-22)
Weaver Wednesday : Southern Red Bishop (2013-03-20)
PAPER: Seasonal metabolism of Southern Red Bishops (2013-02-04)
PAPER: Colony size predicts brood parasitism in Southern Red Bishops (2012-11-12)
Intaka photographers (2012-08-03)
PAPER: Age-related variation in Red Bishop plumage (2012-06-08)
PAPER: Blood parasites in Southern Red Bishops (2012-03-22)
Predation on Southern Red Bishop (2011-10-13)
PAPER: Southern Red Bishop testosterone (2011-03-24)
PAPER: Plumage and age effects in Male Southern Red Bishops (2010-08-19)
PAPER: Moult and biometrics of adult Southern Red Bishops (2010-06-29)
Thermal tolerances of Southern Red Bishops (2010-05-26)
PAPER: Southern Red Bishop plumage (2010-01-21)