Golden-naped Weaver Ploceus aureonucha

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: Sassi, 1920

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category

This species has a small population, and is assumed to form a single subpopulation. It is inferred to be declining due to ongoing forest loss and habitat degradation. It has therefore been classified as Endangered.

Population size: 2100-8600

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 (2022) Species factsheet: Ploceus aureonucha. 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.