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
2021-02-25 07:32Etosha NP--Fischer's Pan Loop4
2021-02-23 07:06Arebbusch Lodge
2021-03-05 14:55Windhoek--Avis Dam2
2021-02-26 08:06Shamvura Camp--boat trip2
2021-03-03 08:54Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kasenyi Track1
2021-02-09 16:00Queen Elizabeth II NP--Katunguru to Lake Edward2
2021-02-09 16:22Lake Kamweru1
2021-02-11 08:20Kibale Forest NP1
2021-02-22 09:36Bigodi Community Walk1
2021-02-21 07:52Inyange Factory Wetland1
2021-02-21 09:01Akagera Np -- Mohana Plain and Lake Rwanyakazinga Picnic Site1
2021-02-23 08:23Nyaruhuru River @ Akagera Rd2
2021-02-17 17:58Ruma NP (public access section, incl. Northwest Gate)
2021-02-27 10:36Lake Kariba @ Siavonga
2021-03-06 17:21Intaka Island10
2021-02-17 09:30Rondevlei Nature Reserve5
2021-03-07 15:07Strandfontein WTP10
2021-03-04 10:14Paardevlei2
2021-03-04 06:39Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary1
2021-03-07 12:50Nkwali Camp1
2021-03-07 06:25South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge
2021-03-06 15:46Swartrivier Road15
2021-02-19 08:00Bulawayo--Aisleby Sewage Works1
2021-02-10 05:08Greengrove Dam9
2021-03-05 19:02Karoo NP--Main Rest Camp1
2021-03-07 07:07Karoo NP--Bird Hide1
2021-03-07 09:00Pantiki Road2
2021-02-28 12:18Abe Bailey Nature Reserve400
2021-03-05 06:26Kgomo-Kgomo1
2021-03-07 08:03Wolfhuiskraal to Kgomo-Kgomo2
2021-02-06 17:43Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve12
2021-02-17 10:19Soetdoring Nature Reserve15
2021-02-13 06:25Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein1
2021-03-02 16:13Nylsvley Nature Reserve2
2021-02-11 09:40Houtrivier Dam20
2021-02-21 12:17Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden10
2021-03-06 06:59Diepsloot Nature Reserve25
2021-02-19 08:00Eagle Canyon Golf Estate4
2021-02-20 12:51Dainfern6
2021-03-08 10:53Golden Harvest Park2
2021-02-17 11:45Norscot Koppies Kingfisher Nature Reserve10
2021-02-13 16:21President Ridge Bird Sanctuary2
2021-02-27 10:49Bishop Bird Park1
2021-02-27 09:12Pretoria National Botanical Garden1
2021-02-20 06:33Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve60
2021-02-27 16:21Strubendam Bird Sanctuary
2021-02-06 14:30Glen Austin Bird Sanctuary20
2021-02-07 07:01Faerie Glen Nature Reserve3
2021-02-06 11:52Modderfontein Reserve6
2021-03-06 06:29Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve30
2021-03-07 07:34Rietvlei Nature Reserve
2021-02-18 15:03Kempton Park3
2021-02-22 18:03Bonaero Pan5
2021-02-21 06:00Thokoza Wetland300
2021-02-13 12:54Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve20
2021-02-13 17:57Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve--northeast corner7
2021-02-12 07:48Bitou River Valley12
2021-03-07 07:36Marievale Bird Sanctuary1
2021-02-13 06:26Marievale Bird Sanctuary--Hadeda Hide1
2021-03-04 06:18Devon Grasslands IBA (Gauteng Province)10
2021-02-26 10:45Kruger NP--Punda Maria Camp5
2021-03-04 07:27Devon Grasslands IBA (Mpumalanga Province)12
2021-02-22 06:12Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River
2021-02-19 15:55Kruger NP--Punda Gate Road/H13-12
2021-02-19 06:18Kruger NP--Klopperfontein Loop/Dam1
2021-02-15 06:30Leeupan (Mpumalanga Province)18
2021-02-21 05:11Kruger NP--Bateleur Bushveld Camp6
2021-02-20 14:15Alzu Rest Stop3
2021-02-20 15:28Wonderfontein Pans3
2021-02-22 08:42Kruger NP-- Tropic of Capricorn Loop4
2021-02-25 13:10Kruger NP--Mopani Camp2
2021-02-23 05:55Kruger NP--Nshawu Vlei
2021-03-06 05:39Kruger NP--S401
2021-02-08 05:26Kruger NP--S90 (H1-4 to S41)2
2021-02-08 06:18Wakkerstroom area (Please be more specific)8
2021-02-25 09:24Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp
2021-02-27 15:03Kruger NP--Skukuza-Nkuhlu Road/H4-12
2021-03-02 11:31Kruger NP--Timfenheni Loop/S121
2021-02-28 07:00Happy Valley Road15
2021-02-28 05:39Karkloof--Conservancy30
2021-02-21 14:19Midmar Dam--North Shore (Main Gate)8
2021-02-21 15:22Midmar Dam--South Shore (Thurlow Gate)6
2021-02-28 09:37Karkloof--Lower Rd10
2021-02-27 18:00Cedara Agricultural College Conservancy20
2021-02-27 17:00Hilton--Mondi Forests5
2021-02-28 11:42Albert Falls NR20
2021-02-10 07:55KaMsholo Bushveld Safaris (formerly Nisela Safaris)1
2021-02-28 09:00Macaneta-- Wetland, dune forests and coast
2021-02-12 00:00Pietermaritzburg--General area1
2021-02-13 05:59Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Road4
2021-02-13 07:08Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Valley NR8
2021-03-02 07:31Pietermaritzburg--Darvill Resources Park30
2021-02-14 08:47Tala Private GR4
2021-02-06 13:01Mkhuze GR (please be more specific)
2021-03-07 15:43Umhlanga Lagoon NR
2021-02-13Bonamanzi GR
2021-03-02 17:10Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Club1