Golden-naped Weaver Ploceus aureonucha

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers and allies)

Authority: Sassi, 1920

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is undoubtedly very rare, having been seen on very few occasions by ornithologists, and probably has a very small population which is suspected to be declining within its very restricted range. It is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Ploceus aureonucha. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/08/2020.