[1953D.A. BannermanBirds W. & Equat. Afr.II. 1415When not breeding the Fire-crowned Bishops go about in small flocks.]
1980J.O. OliverBeginner’s Guide to our Birds 77Like the weavers, the bishop males are beautifully coloured...After breeding, the bishops leave their nesting places to winter elsewhere.
1984G.L. MacleanRoberts’ Birds of Sn Afr. 733The technical difference between a bishop and a widow is that a male widow replaces its rectrices (tail feathers) in the pre-breeding moult, while a bishop does not...Red Bishop..Euplectes orix.
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