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Lake Lufira

Country/Territory Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Area 0 km2
Altitude 0 - 0m
Priority -
Habitat loss -
Knowledge -

General characteristics

The swamps bordering Lake Lufira in southern Zaïre are a Secondary Area, defined by the range of the threatened Lake Lufira Weaver Ploceus ruweti (classified as Vulnerable). It was common in 1960 within this tiny range, but there is no recent information on its status or on the status of its wetland habitat.

Restricted-range species


Species IUCN Category
Lufira Masked Weaver (Ploceus ruweti) DD

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
IBA Code Site Name Country
CD019 Lufira valley Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Threat and conservation


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Endemic Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Lufira. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2020.