Fire-fronted Bishop (Euplectes diadematus) - HBW 15, p. 146
French: Euplecte à diadème
Spanish: Obispo Diademado
Taxonomy: Euplectes diadematus G. A. Fischer and Reichenow, 1878, Malindi, Kenya.
This species and E. afer have sometimes been placed in a separate genus, Taha, and considered to form a superspecies, but close relationship not supported by molecular data. Monotypic.
Distribution: C, S & E Kenya, SE Somalia and NE Tanzania.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Adult male in full mating display, perched on a bush
Locality Meru National Park, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Bruno Schmetz 22 November 2015 20 weeks ago 4
A bird on the top of bush
Locality Tsavo East National Park, Kenya
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 18 March 2014 1 year ago 3.7
Adult male perched
Locality Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Markus Lilje 25 May 2013 9 weeks ago 3.4
A male perched on a bush, singing
Locality Samburu-Buffalo Springs National Reserves, Kenya
Robert Wynands 22 December 2002 6 years ago 0
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