Upemba Masked Weaver Ploceus upembae

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: (Verheyen, 1953)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
Very little is known about this recently split species, and based on available information it is not possible to estimate the range size, population size or trend. It is therefore classified as Data Deficient.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ploceus upembae. 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.