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
2021-06-03 09:00Queen Elizabeth II NP--Ishasha sector 22
2021-06-04 07:00Queen Elizabeth II NP--Northern Sector2
2021-06-04 07:00Queen Elizabeth II NP
2021-06-06 08:07Kibale Forest NP2
2021-06-14 18:02Bigodi Community Walk2
2021-06-08 08:07Katombora9
2021-05-28 06:05Yala Swamp and Lake Kanyaboli (general)30
2021-05-29 13:47Pikidi Gardens Ecolodge near Liunda Beach2
2021-06-11 11:34Serawongo Hills A1
2021-05-26 10:30West Coast NP6
2021-05-20 16:00Tienie Versveld Nature Reserve9
2021-06-09 10:54Intaka Island6
2021-05-18 11:35Rondevlei Nature Reserve6
2021-05-21 10:45Strandfontein WTP1
2021-05-25 13:27Nkwali Camp3
2021-06-05 10:28Amboseli NP1
2021-06-13 12:36Farm Pond - deHoop/Malgas/Infanta Road20
2021-05-16 13:00R319 to De Hoop NR10
2021-05-24 06:15Pilanesberg NP--Bakabung2
2021-05-16 06:13Boons Road4
2021-06-10 15:30Kgomo-Kgomo5
2021-06-10 08:30Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific; Do not log Kgomo-Kgomo birds here.)10
2021-05-28 07:14Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden2
2021-05-29 07:04Roodepoort Athletics Stadium12
2021-05-29 11:42Random Harvest Nursery5
2021-06-07 07:10Eagle Canyon Golf Estate15
2021-06-07 09:00The Lakes Park2
2021-06-02 14:50Golden Harvest Park55
2021-05-30 15:00Norscot Koppies Kingfisher Nature Reserve8
2021-06-14 08:45Jukskei River4
2021-05-22 08:30Randpark Golf Club5
2021-06-10 12:35Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary12
2021-06-12 10:52Pretoria National Botanical Garden1
2021-06-11 09:20Glen Austin Bird Sanctuary12
2021-06-06 07:45Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve1
2021-05-23 06:49Rietvlei Nature Reserve
2021-06-13 12:23Meyer's Farm1
2021-06-02 06:26Polokwane GR3
2021-06-05 10:10Kempton Park20
2021-05-23 14:59Suikerbosrand--Blesboklaagte Road1
2021-06-11 07:20Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve50
2021-05-30 06:36Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve--northeast corner15
2021-06-11 16:00Tsakane dams10
2021-05-30 13:17Marievale Bird Sanctuary20
2021-05-22 07:04Devon Birding Routes30
2021-05-22 12:10Devon Grasslands IBA (Mpumalanga Province)4
2021-05-24 07:30Leeupan (Mpumalanga Province)6
2021-05-16 14:28Alzu Rest Stop60
2021-06-04 07:40Seekoeirivier Estuary1
2021-06-05 07:28Nelspruit--Mataffin2
2021-06-06 06:56Kruger NP--Lower Sabie-Nkuhlu Road (H4-1)1
2021-05-23 09:45Karkloof--Conservancy1
2021-06-12 13:29Midmar Dam--North Shore (Main Gate)6
2021-06-12 12:33Midmar Dam--South Shore (Thurlow Gate)8
2021-06-05 18:50Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Club2
2021-06-14 06:15Siah al-Miyah (no access)1