Yellow-crowned or Golden Bishop

Euplectes afer

This species is locally common in the eastern half of South Africa and is easily told from other bishop species by its bright yellow head.

We first recorded this flashy bishop in March 2010 while staying at Lords of the Manor in the Natal Midlands.


Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa / January 2018 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Devon Farmlands, Gauteng, South Africa Yellow-crowned or Golden Bishop / Marievale Bird Sanctuary, South Africa / 04 January 2011 Yellow-crowned Bishop – female / Devon, South Africa Yellow-crowned or Golden Bishop / Zaagkuildrift to Kgomo Kgomo, South Africa / 04 February 2011 Yellow-crowned Bishop / Kgomo Kgomo, South Africa / 30 November 2012
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