VU
Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus



Family: Ploceidae (Weavers and allies)

Authority: Hume, 1869

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small, rapidly declining and severely fragmented population as a result of the loss and degradation of terai grasslands, principally through conversion to agriculture and overgrazing. These factors qualify it as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 649,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Ploceus megarhynchus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.