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Feb 17 2012

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Tanzania: Wetlands Are Habitat for Common Bishop Birds

Red Bishop

Red Bishop

The monitoring project run by the Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town has been urging me to send in another report. I have wanted to send an update, but I’ve been waiting for the outcome of the current breeding efforts of a pair of Zanzibar Red Bishop Birds. Several species of birds have build nests in the constructed wetland (about three meters by one meter) that treats the sewage of three houses in Mikocheni. The constructed wetland uses matete (Phragmeites reeds), which was once the most common plant

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