Ploceus flavipes

The Yellow-legged Weaver is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is endemic to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The Ploceus flavipes is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Ploceus flavipes is only known from the Ituri forest in Za More

Range & population Ploceus flavipes is known only from central and eastern Ituri Forest in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where it would appear to be uncommon1. It occurs from Avakubi east to Simbo and Campi y Wanbuti, south to Ukaika, and then east to Lima, Tungudu and Makayobe. Important Bird Areas Click here to view map showing IBAs where species is recorded and triggers any of the IBA criteria. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Ploceidae
Genus : Ploceus
Species : flavipes
Authority : Chapin, 1916