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Yellow-crowned Bishop

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Golden Bishop Alternate name
Euplectes afer Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Ploceidae Family
12 cm Length
Wetland, marshes, swamps, bog, grassland. In:-  Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, te d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2(3-4)5 White eggs speckled black. Incubation 12-14 days fledging in 11days. Clutch
Seeds Insects & larvae Food  
gregarious at all times. Habits
8533 World Number
Least Concern Status

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