LC
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 6,710,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common to abundant in most areas (Fry and Keith 2004).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Burundi N Extant Yes
Cameroon N Extant Yes
Central African Republic N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Eritrea N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Kenya N Extant Yes
Malawi N Extant Yes
Nigeria N Extant Yes
Rwanda N Extant Yes
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Uganda N Extant Yes
Zambia N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Burundi Bururi Forest Nature Reserve
Burundi Kibira National Park
Burundi Rusizi National Park
Burundi Ruvubu National Park
Burundi Rwihinda Lake Managed Nature Reserve
Cameroon Bakossi mountains
Cameroon Bali-Ngemba Forest Reserve
Cameroon Mbi Crater Faunal Reserve - Mbingo forest
Cameroon Mont Bana
Cameroon Mont Manengouba
Cameroon Mount Mbam
Cameroon Mount Oku
Cameroon Ngaoundaba Ranch
Cameroon Njinsing - Tabenken
Cameroon Tchabal-Mbabo
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Forests west of Lake Edward
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Itombwe Mountains
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the LaLuama - Katanga - Mount Kabobo
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Lendu Plateau
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Marungu highlands
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Okapi Faunal Reserve
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Virunga National Park
Eritrea Arboroba escarpment
Eritrea Asmara escarpment
Eritrea Central Plateau (Keren)
Eritrea Senafe
Ethiopia Ankober - Debre Sina escarpment
Ethiopia Awi Zone
Ethiopia Bahir Dar - Lake Tana
Ethiopia Bale Mountains National Park
Ethiopia Berga floodplain
Ethiopia Bonga forest
Ethiopia Borana-Saynt (Denkoro Forest)
Ethiopia Chilimo-Gaji forest
Ethiopia Choke mountains
Ethiopia Dessa'a forest
Ethiopia Entoto Natural Park and escarpment
Ethiopia Finchaa and Chomen swamps
Ethiopia Gefersa reservoir
Ethiopia Guassa Plateau (Menz)
Ethiopia Hugumburda and Grat-Kahsu forests
Ethiopia Jemma and Jara valleys
Ethiopia Jibat forest
Ethiopia Menagesha State Forest
Ethiopia Mount Zuquala
Ethiopia Mugo highlands
Ethiopia Simien Mountains National Park
Ethiopia Sululta plain
Ethiopia Tiro Boter - Becho forest
Kenya Aberdare Mountains
Kenya Cherangani Hills
Kenya Chyulu Hills forests
Kenya Hells Gate National Park
Kenya Kakamega forest
Kenya Kianyaga valleys
Kenya Kikuyu Escarpment forest
Kenya Lake Elmenteita
Kenya Lake Naivasha
Kenya Lake Nakuru National Park
Kenya Machakos valleys
Kenya Masai Mara
Kenya Mau forest complex
Kenya Mau Narok - Molo grasslands
Kenya Mount Elgon (Kenya)
Kenya Mount Kenya
Kenya Mukurweini valleys
Kenya North Nandi forest
Kenya South Nandi forest
Kenya South Nguruman
Kenya Taita Hills Forests
Malawi Nyika National Park (Malawi)
Nigeria Gashaka-Gumti National Park
Nigeria Ngel-Nyaki Forest Reserve
Nigeria Obudu Plateau
Rwanda Akagera National Park
Rwanda Akanyaru wetlands
Rwanda Cyamudongo forest
Rwanda Nyabarongo wetlands
Rwanda Nyungwe National Park
Rwanda Rugezi Marsh
Rwanda Volcans National Park
South Sudan Boma
South Sudan Imatong mountains
South Sudan Kidepo
Tanzania Arusha National Park and vicinity
Tanzania Kitulo plateau
Tanzania Lake Manyara
Tanzania Livingstone Mountains forests
Tanzania Longido Game Controlled Area
Tanzania Mahali Mountain National Park
Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro
Tanzania Mount Rungwe
Tanzania Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Tanzania Njombe forests
Tanzania South Pare Mountains
Tanzania Udzungwa Mountains
Tanzania Udzungwa National Park
Tanzania Umalila Mountains
Tanzania West Usambara Mountains
Uganda Budongo Forest Reserve
Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Uganda Echuya Forest Reserve
Uganda Kasyoha-Kitomi Forest Reserve
Uganda Kibale National Park
Uganda Kidepo Valley National Park
Uganda Lake Mburo National Park
Uganda Mabira Forest Reserve
Uganda Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Uganda Mount Elgon National Park
Uganda Mount Moroto Forest Reserve
Uganda Murchison Falls National Park
Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake George
Uganda Ruwenzori (Rwenzori) Mountains National Park
Uganda Semliki National Park
Zambia Nyika National Park (Zambia)

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands suitable resident
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Ploceus baglafecht. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019.