Genus Euplectes


Yellow Bishop - This common weaver occurs in less arid vegetated areas, such as fynbos, moist grassland and bracken-covered valleys at altitudes from sea level to the Ethiopian highlands.


Fire-fronted Bishop - The Fire-fronted Bishop is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania.

Orange Bishop - The Northern Red Bishop or Orange Bishop is a resident breeding bird species in Africa south of the Sahara Desert and north of the Equator. It has been introduced to Puerto Rico, Martinique and Guadeloupe in the West Indies. It was formerly regarded as a subspecies of the Southern Red Bishop of the southern half of Africa. The two are now usually classified as separate species.


Marsh Widowbird - The Marsh Widowbird is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Black-winged Bishop - This common weaver occurs in a range of open country, especially tall grassland and often near water. It builds a spherical woven nest in tall grass. 2-4 eggs are laid.

Red bishop - It is 10-11 centimetres long and has a thick conical bill. Breeding males are brightly-coloured with red and black plumage. The forehead, face and throat are black and the rest of the head is red. The upperparts are red apart from the brown wings and tail. The upper breast and under tail-coverts are red while the lower breast and belly are black. The non-breeding male and female have streaky brown plumage, paler below. Females are smaller than the males.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Ploceidae
Genus : Euplectes