Thursday, August 15, 2013

Red Bishop

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Re: [ebirdsnyc] Exotic Bishop in Prospect Reply Posted By: Anon Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:12 am | According to my "Birds of East Africa," black on the crown extending to the nape suggests Northern Red Bishop. Best, Gerard

On 8/15/2013 9:56 AM, Matthew Wills wrote: > >

A male Red/Orange Bishop, Euplectes species, was spotted by several > birders in Prospect Park yesterday. The bird is banded. Evidently, > once they loose their breeding plumage they look rather like > Grasshopper Sparrows. > >