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Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,650,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common to abundant in most areas (Fry and Keith 2004).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Burundi Native Extant       Yes
Cameroon Native Extant       Yes
Central African Republic Native Extant       Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Native Extant       Yes
Eritrea Native Extant       Yes
Ethiopia Native Extant       Yes
Kenya Native Extant       Yes
Malawi Native Extant       Yes
Nigeria Native Extant       Yes
Rwanda Native Extant       Yes
South Sudan Native Extant       Yes
Sudan Native Extant        
Tanzania Native Extant       Yes
Uganda Native Extant       Yes
Zambia Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Burundi Bururi Forest Nature Reserve site factsheet
Burundi Kibira National Park site factsheet
Burundi Rusizi National Park site factsheet
Burundi Ruvubu National Park site factsheet
Burundi Rwihinda Lake Managed Nature Reserve site factsheet
Cameroon Bakossi mountains site factsheet
Cameroon Bali-Ngemba Forest Reserve site factsheet
Cameroon Mbi Crater Faunal Reserve - Mbingo forest site factsheet
Cameroon Mont Bana site factsheet
Cameroon Mont Manengouba site factsheet
Cameroon Mount Mbam site factsheet
Cameroon Mount Oku site factsheet
Cameroon Ngaoundaba Ranch site factsheet
Cameroon Njinsing - Tabenken site factsheet
Cameroon Tchabal-Mbabo site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Forests west of Lake Edward site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Itombwe Mountains site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the LaLuama - Katanga - Mount Kabobo site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Lendu Plateau site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Marungu highlands site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Okapi Faunal Reserve site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Virunga National Park site factsheet
Eritrea Arboroba escarpment site factsheet
Eritrea Asmara escarpment site factsheet
Eritrea Central Plateau (Keren) site factsheet
Eritrea Senafe site factsheet
Ethiopia Ankober - Debre Sina escarpment site factsheet
Ethiopia Awi Zone site factsheet
Ethiopia Bahir Dar - Lake Tana site factsheet
Ethiopia Bale Mountains National Park site factsheet
Ethiopia Berga floodplain site factsheet
Ethiopia Bonga forest site factsheet
Ethiopia Borana-Saynt (Denkoro Forest) site factsheet
Ethiopia Chilimo-Gaji forest site factsheet
Ethiopia Choke mountains site factsheet
Ethiopia Dessa'a forest site factsheet
Ethiopia Entoto Natural Park and escarpment site factsheet
Ethiopia Finchaa and Chomen swamps site factsheet
Ethiopia Gefersa reservoir site factsheet
Ethiopia Guassa Plateau (Menz) site factsheet
Ethiopia Hugumburda and Grat-Kahsu forests site factsheet
Ethiopia Jemma and Jara valleys site factsheet
Ethiopia Jibat forest site factsheet
Ethiopia Menagesha State Forest site factsheet
Ethiopia Mount Zuquala site factsheet
Ethiopia Mugo highlands site factsheet
Ethiopia Simien Mountains National Park site factsheet
Ethiopia Sululta plain site factsheet
Ethiopia Tiro Boter - Becho forest site factsheet
Kenya Cherangani Hills site factsheet
Kenya Chyulu Hills forests site factsheet
Kenya Kakamega forest site factsheet
Kenya Kianyaga valleys site factsheet
Kenya Kikuyu Escarpment forest site factsheet
Kenya Lake Elmenteita site factsheet
Kenya Lake Naivasha site factsheet
Kenya Lake Nakuru National Park site factsheet
Kenya Machakos valleys site factsheet
Kenya Masai Mara site factsheet
Kenya Mau forest complex site factsheet
Kenya Mau Narok - Molo grasslands site factsheet
Kenya Mount Elgon (Kenya) site factsheet
Kenya Mount Kenya site factsheet
Kenya Mukurweini valleys site factsheet
Kenya Nairobi National Park site factsheet
Kenya North Nandi forest site factsheet
Kenya South Nandi forest site factsheet
Kenya South Nguruman site factsheet
Kenya Taita Hills Forests site factsheet
Malawi Nyika National Park (Malawi) site factsheet
Nigeria Gashaka-Gumti National Park site factsheet
Nigeria Ngel-Nyaki Forest Reserve site factsheet
Nigeria Obudu Plateau site factsheet
Rwanda Akagera National Park site factsheet
Rwanda Akanyaru wetlands site factsheet
Rwanda Cyamudongo forest site factsheet
Rwanda Nyabarongo wetlands site factsheet
Rwanda Nyungwe National Park site factsheet
Rwanda Rugezi Marsh site factsheet
Rwanda Volcans National Park site factsheet
South Sudan Boma site factsheet
South Sudan Imatong mountains site factsheet
South Sudan Kidepo site factsheet
Tanzania Arusha National Park site factsheet
Tanzania Kitulo plateau site factsheet
Tanzania Lake Manyara National Park site factsheet
Tanzania Livingstone Mountains forests site factsheet
Tanzania Longido Game Controlled Area site factsheet
Tanzania Mahali Mountain National Park site factsheet
Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro site factsheet
Tanzania Mount Rungwe site factsheet
Tanzania Ngorongoro Conservation Area site factsheet
Tanzania Njombe forests site factsheet
Tanzania South Pare Mountains site factsheet
Tanzania Udzungwa Mountains site factsheet
Tanzania Udzungwa National Park site factsheet
Tanzania Umalila Mountains site factsheet
Tanzania West Usambara Mountains site factsheet
Uganda Budongo Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable National Park site factsheet
Uganda Echuya Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Kasyoha-Kitomi Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Kibale National Park site factsheet
Uganda Kidepo Valley National Park site factsheet
Uganda Lake Mburo National Park site factsheet
Uganda Mabira Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Mgahinga Gorilla National Park site factsheet
Uganda Mount Elgon National Park site factsheet
Uganda Mount Moroto Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Murchison Falls National Park site factsheet
Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake George site factsheet
Uganda Ruwenzori (Rwenzori) Mountains National Park site factsheet
Uganda Semliki National Park site factsheet
Zambia Nyika National Park (Zambia) site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 0 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Ploceus baglafecht. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Ploceidae (Weavers and allies)
Species name author (Daudin, 1802)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 1,650,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Projected distributions under climate change