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Old Wednesday 22nd October 2008, 19:50   #1
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Bishops, weavers, queleas ? south of Seville, Sth Spain

Can anyone help with the attached ?

Both seen near eachother along river bank. Presumed escapes ? One looks like a weaver but i can't find a yellow weaver with a black belly like this in my European or African books. The other could be a female red-billed quelea ...or a bishop?

thanks for any help

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Old Thursday 23rd October 2008, 12:20   #2
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Yellow-crowned Bishop (Euplectes afer) see http://www.birdingintaiwan.org/galle...d%20Bishop.jpg

The other is possibly a female of the same.
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Old Thursday 23rd October 2008, 15:13   #3
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excellent - looks like you have it !

thanks Mark

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What feral/escapes are flying around in the South of Spain these days?
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Old Thursday 23rd October 2008, 18:08   #5
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What feral/escapes are flying around in the South of Spain these days?
Monk Parakeet
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Red Avadavat
Common Waxbill
Golden Bishop
Yellow-crowned Bishop
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