Bates's Weaver Ploceus batesi

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1908)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is estimated to have a small population which is experiencing a continued decline owing to ongoing habitat degradation. It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 1000-3500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 68,800 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ploceus batesi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/batess-weaver-ploceus-batesi on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/12/2023.