Bates's Weaver Ploceus batesi

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1908)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

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

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 (2022) Species factsheet: Ploceus batesi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022.