Genus: Euplectes (bishops and widows)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Euplectes afer (Yellow-crowned bishop, Golden bishop) 

Euplectes albonotatus (White-winged widowbird, White-winged widow) 

Euplectes ardens (Red-collared widowbird, Red-collared widow) 

Euplectes axillaris (Fan-tailed widowbird, Red-shouldered widow)

Euplectes capensis (Yellow bishop, Cape Bishop, Cape Widow, Yellow-rumped widow) 

Euplectes hordeaceus (Black-winged bishop, Fire-crowned bishop) 

Euplectes macrourus (Yellow-mantled widowbird, Yellow-backed widow) 

Euplectes orix (Southern red bishop, Red bishop) 

Euplectes progne (Long-tailed widowbird, Long-tailed widow)

 
 

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