VU
Yellow-legged Weaver Ploceus flavipes



Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: Chapin, 1916

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small and declining population owing to the ongoing destruction and fragmentation of its lowland forest habitat. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 19,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

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