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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Ploceidae.


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  • The ecoregion lies within the eastern portion of the Cameroon and Gabon Lowlands endemic bird area (EBA), and includes forest batis (Batis minima), Rachel's malimbe (Malimbus racheliae), and forest swallow (Hirundo fuliginosa).

    Northwestern Congolian lowland forests

  • Ibadan malimbe (Malimbus ibadanensis, EN) occurs in the northermost forest fringes of this ecoregion (in the parkland zone), and has only been observed in the Ibadan area.

    Nigerian lowland forests

  • These are the Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis, VU) and the yellow-legged malimbe (Malimbus flavipes).

    Central Congolian lowland forests

  • Three bird species are strictly endemic to this ecoregion: the Liberian greenbul (Phyllastrephus leucolepis, CR), Liberian black-flycatcher (Melaenornis annamarulae, VU) and Ballman’s malimbe (Malimbus ballmanni, EN).

    Western Guinean lowland forests


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