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.

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The Black-winged Bishop is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Also keep an eye out for Black-winged Bishop in this area. The bird guide at Aberfoyle will be of assistance here. 4. Katiyo Tea Estate. The Katiyo Club is an economical alternative to Aberfoyle. The club house is situated overlooking the Pungwe River and into Mozambique. Birding is perhaps not as varied as at Aberfoyle, but species such as Moustached Grass-Warbler (at the palm tree vlei), Short-winged Cisticola (on the airfield), and Lesser Seedcracker (in the tea) occur. More

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For the purposes of our bird news services, Black-winged Bishop is classed as Ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland hide section Most recent photos of Black-winged Bishop (4) Ziwani camp, Tsavo West, Kenya Ziwani camp, Tsavo West, Kenya08/02/2010 Ziwani camp, Tsavo West, Kenya 08/02/2010 Marrakissa, Gambia Marrakissa, Gambia15/11/2009 Marrakissa, Gambia 15/11/2009 Marrakissa, Gambia Marrakissa, Gambia15/11/2009 Marrakissa, Gambia 15/11/2009 More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Ploceidae
Genus : Euplectes
Species : hordeaceus
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)