Susie Christian, Morro Bay, CA
Photo Credits, Reilly Levison

Appeared in May/June 2011 ASA Avicultural Bulletin

Southern Red Bishop Weaver (Euplectes orix)

For many years I kept a single male or a pair of Bishop Weavers, both in my Hollywood apartment in 1970, and where I currently live now.  I used to marvel at the beautiful song of the male Bishop Weaver and enjoy watching him moult from a drab little brown bird to an orange and black dapper singing fool, during the year.  Safe to say, that Weavers would be tops on my list of softbills to keep.  >>More

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