Taxon profile


Yellow Bishop
Euplectes capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Ploceidae - weavers and widowbirds »  genus Euplectes

Least Concern LC


Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Euplectes capensis angolensis Neunzig, 1928
subspecies Euplectes capensis approximans (Cabanis, 1851)
subspecies Euplectes capensis capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
subspecies Euplectes capensis crassirostris (Ogilvie-Grant, 1907)
subspecies Euplectes capensis macrorhynchus Roberts, 1919
subspecies Euplectes capensis phoenicomerus Gray, 1862
subspecies Euplectes capensis xanthomelas Rüppell, 1840

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22719200]

Bird Life [] [as Euplectes capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22719200]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Euplectes capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Euplectes capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Euplectes capensis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Euplectes capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Euplectes capensis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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