Fire-fronted Bishop
Euplectes diadematus
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On June 22, 2006 we saw at least 40-50 breeding pairs of fire--fronted bishops along roadsides and fields in rank grass and weeds near the prison pond in Olasiti (upper four photos). Note that these photos all show small red forehead patches whereas the field guides show large red patches. However the lower photo taken in Tsavo East (Kenya, 1-13, courtesy of Per Holmen) shows larger, connected red patches

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