The southern red bishop is a small passerine bird native to sub-equatorial Africa.
Southern red bishop behavior and facts
- The southern red bishop is member of the weaver family.
- Wetlands and grassland are their preferred habitats.
- They feed on grains and insects.
From birth to death
- Southern red bishops breed in reedbeds, and less frequently in crops.
- Males establish a small territory in which they build multiple nests for the purpose of attracting females.
- Clutch: 3 eggs
IUCN least concern
Southern red bishops, the Oregon Zoo and you
The zoo's southern red bishops live in the Howard Vollum Aviary exhibit.