Bird Genus: Malimbus - Species Index (Weaver Birds or Weaver Finches)

Bird Genus: Malimbus - Species Index (Weaver Birds or Weaver Finches)

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Weaver Species


Genus: Malimbus

  • Yellow-legged Malimbe, Malimbus flavipes: The Yellow-legged Weaver is endemic to Democratic Republic of the Congo. It inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. The continued existence of this species is threatened by habitat destruction.
  • Red-crowned Malimbe, Malimbus coronatus: The Red-crowned Malimbe is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

  • Black-throated Malimbe, Malimbus cassini: The Black-throated Malimbe is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Ghana.

  • Ballmann's Malimbe, Malimbus ballmanni: The Gola Malimbe is found in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. It inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. The continued existence of this species is threatened by habitat destruction.

  • Rachel's Malimbe, Malimbus racheliae: The Rachel's Malimbe is found in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria.

  • Red-vented Malimbe, Malimbus scutatus: The Red-vented Malimbe is found in Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo. This bird species inhabits subtropical or tropical swamps.

  • Ibadan Malimbe, Malimbus ibadanensis: The Ibadan Malimbe is endemic to Nigeria. It inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. The continued existence of this species is threatened by habitat destruction.

  • Red-bellied Malimbe, Malimbus erythrogaster: The Red-bellied Malimbe is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Sudan and Uganda

  • Gray's Malimbe, Malimbus nitens: The Gray's Malimbe is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo and Uganda. This bird species inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

  • Crested Malimbe, Malimbus malimbicus: The Crested Malimbe (Malimbus malimbicus) is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo and Uganda. This bird species inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

  • Red-headed Malimbe, Malimbus rubricollis


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