Loango Weaver Ploceus subpersonatus

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: (Cabanis, 1876)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category

This is a rare and little-known species. It has very specific habitat requirements, and its habitats are experiencing a continued loss and degradation. Its population size is estimated to be small, hence this species is classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2300-3500

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 99,500 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ploceus subpersonatus. Downloaded from on 01/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/10/2022.