SOUTHERN RED BISHOP

Also known as Red Bishop

(Euplectes orix)

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Roberts VI / VII 824 / 857
Clements 2000 192.1010
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-150
A smallish bird (12-13 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a very common resident throughout southern Africa, except for the Kalahari and northern Namibia. It inhabits rank grass and reedbeds and is gregarious at all times. It eats seeds and grain.

List of Stamps showing Southern Red Bishop

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Afghanistan   1998 1200a
Antigua 2457 1997 $1.20
Barbuda 2077 1999 $1.20
Benin   1999 300f
Botswana 0418 0205 1978 15t
Chad 0082 0082 1961 50f
Congo Democratic Republic 1617 ma 2000 9f
Dominica 2697 1999 55c
Gambia 1016 1015 1990 D1.25
Gambia 1016 (sheet) 1015 1990 D1.25
Gambia 1141 1991 D5
Ghana 1586 1550 1991 c80
Guinea 1696 1996 500f
Lesotho 0448 0341x 1981 M1
Lesotho 0511 0341y 1982 M1
Lesotho 1078 0959 1992 30s
Liberia   1587 1994 $1
Liberia   2000 $25
Malawi 0876 0581 1992 75t
Niger 0249a 0271 1967 40f
Niger   2000 225f
Nigeria 0486 0448 1984 30k
Rwanda 0239 0249 1967 20c
Rwanda 0899   1978 30f
Senegal 0237 0242 1960 250f
Sierra Leone 1145 1100 1988 Le10
Sierra Leone 2157 2178 1994 Le800
Swaziland 0248a 0246 1976 50c
Tanzania 0807 0738 1990 15s
Tanzania 0804a 1990 15s
Tanzania O 73 1990 15s
Togo 1532m Bl 176 1981 100f
Togo 1534 1541 1981 100f
Zambia   2000 K1000