The southern red bishop or red bishop (Euplectes orix) is a small passerine bird belonging to the bishop and widowbird genus Euplectes in the weaver family, the Ploceidae. It is common in wetlands and grassland in Africa south of the Equator. North of the Equator, it is replaced by the northern red bishop or orange bishop (E. franciscanus) which was formerly regarded as a subspecies of this species.



Southern Red Bishop
Date Location Count
2020-03-15 07:00Etosha NP--Namutoni Camp2
2020-03-08 08:03Okavango Delta--Xaro Lodge2
2020-03-12 10:00Chobe River--west of Kasane6
2020-03-11 08:51Kazungula Ferr (Botswana side)4
2020-03-11 08:47Kazungula Ferry (Zambia side)1
2020-03-11 06:00Imbabala Safari Camp6
2020-03-10 07:56Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Lake Ndutu2
2020-03-08 10:13Witsand NR--Camp2
2020-03-08 06:45Witsand NR--Sandgrouse Hide2
2020-03-13 08:32Lake Manyara NP (Arusha)2
2020-03-07 15:49Hillside Dams3
2020-03-18 08:52Mokala NP1
2020-03-07 08:54Harare--Mukuvisi Woodlands5
2020-03-19 09:24Kgomo-Kgomo10
2020-03-14 15:38Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific)1
2020-03-20 16:46Zaagkuildrift--Roets' Farm9
2020-03-12 18:30Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden2
2020-03-25 17:23Eagle Canyon Golf Estate18
2020-03-07 06:22Jukskei River2
2020-03-15 06:48President Ridge Bird Sanctuary5
2020-03-31 05:30Buffelsdrift Conservancy
2020-03-11 06:10Rust de Winter Roadside Routes5
2020-03-22 16:07Delta Park10
2020-03-07 13:11University of Pretoria--Experimental Farm4
2020-03-08 08:36Pretoria National Botanical Garden12
2020-03-07 08:12Free State Botanical Gardens7
2020-03-26 13:20Naturena10
2020-04-04 13:07Rietvlei Nature Reserve
2020-03-26 10:00Eikenhof2
2020-03-06 15:00Sunrock Guesthouse2
2020-03-26 15:45Thokoza Wetland100
2020-03-09 12:24Korsman Bird Sanctuary10
2020-03-14 09:30Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve20
2020-03-15 11:34Vlaklaagte Grasslands6
2020-03-14 06:52Old Verena Spa road1
2020-03-15 16:50Marievale Bird Sanctuary40
2020-03-09 09:05Kruger NP--Letaba Camp1
2020-03-24 05:51Addo Elephant NP
2020-03-25 15:36Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve3
2020-03-12 14:30Daggakraal2
2020-03-16 06:10Wakkerstroom Lark Loop--Final 14 Km100
2020-03-12 11:22Wakkerstroom Lark Loop--First 6 Km1
2020-03-08 16:40Kruger NP--Kruger Gate-Skukuza Rd1
2020-03-17 06:09Wakkerstroom area (Please be more specific)51
2020-03-12 10:21Wakkerstroom Wetlands--Flufftail Hide1
2020-03-15 15:57Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve50
2020-03-22 06:30Wakkerstroom bridge/causeway10
2020-03-08Kruger NP--Satara-Tshokwane Road2
2020-03-07Kruger NP--Satara-N'wanetsi Rd/H61
2020-03-10 17:25Kruger NP--Skukuza Golf Club1
2020-03-10 05:40Kruger NP--Tshokwane Road14
2020-03-09Kruger NP--Lower Sabie to Crocodile Bridge (Gomodwane Rd, H4-2)1
2020-03-07 15:36Sani Valley Lodge6
2020-03-19 06:45Sani Road -- Pholela River8
2020-03-20 07:30Marutswa Forest1
2020-03-22 13:52Midmar Dam - North Shore (Main Gate)6
2020-03-14 14:43Mondi Forests2
2020-03-17 10:23Macaneta--Tidal wetland, dune forests and coast
2020-03-21 16:44Gingindlovu Dam1
2020-03-17 16:25Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge
2020-03-23 18:05Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Club1