Clarke's Weaver Ploceus golandi

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers and allies)

Authority: (Clarke, 1913)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small and fragmented range, within which its woodland habitat is being cleared for cultivation and being altered by selective tree-cutting, such that its very small population is presumed to be declining (Collar and Stuart 1985). It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 2000-4000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Ploceus golandi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2021.