The yellow bishop, Cape bishop, Cape widow or yellow-rumped widow (Euplectes capensis) is a resident breeding bird species in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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.



Yellow Bishop
Date Location Count
2021-07-04 09:22Buhoma to 'The Neck'1
2021-07-21 07:40Mgahinga NP1
2021-07-20 07:12Frangilla Lodge
2021-06-26 14:00Lusaka NP2
2021-07-25 07:59St Andrews Turi, KE (-0.279, 35.764)2
2021-06-27 07:00Kikopey Hills4
2021-07-03 06:30Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ngorongoro Crater
2021-07-20 14:38Table Mountain NP--Cape Point Section2
2021-07-25 08:29Macassar Sewage Works2
2021-07-05 10:08Stellenboschberg--Lower Trail1
2021-07-22 09:01Jonkershoek Nature Reserve--Driving Loop1
2021-07-06 10:23Kimuka area, Rift Valley2
2021-07-18 07:51Steenbras NR--Klipspringer Trail1
2021-07-18 10:26Rooi-Els3
2021-07-20 06:30Nairobi NP
2021-07-07 13:30Hillside Dams
2021-07-11 10:42Walker Bay Nature Reserve1
2021-07-18 08:00Magongo Hills15
2021-07-04 08:30Mandegee farm3
2021-07-11 07:40Sanje Falls1
2021-07-08 08:01Udzungwa Mountains NP--Headquarters1
2021-07-09 07:50Twiga Hotel1
2021-07-12 14:24Mikumi NP--Vuma Rd. & vicinity (enroute to/from Vuma Hills Tented Camp)2
2021-07-07 08:24Uluguru Mountains--Lupanga Peak Trail1
2021-07-11 07:14Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve7
2021-06-27 08:19Bushmans Nek3
2021-06-28 10:17Sani Pass (ZA)--low elevation (First 15km +-Sani Backpackers to ZA Border Post)2