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Sociable Weaver (Philetairus socius) Fact Sheet: Population & Conservation Status

Population Status

Global population

  • Not quantified  (BirdLife International 2012; Craig and Christie 2013)
  • Considered locally common to abundant (Craig 2004)

Regional populations

  • Kgalagardi Tran Frontier Park
    • c. 16,000 birds, one estimate (Kemp et al. 2001)

Conservation Status

IUCN status

  • Least Concern (2016 assessment) (BirdLife International 2016)
    • Common and abundant
    • Population size stable

CITES status

  • Not listed  (as of Jul 2019) (UNEP 2019)

Page Citations

BirdLife International (2012)
Craig (2004)
Craig and Christie (2013)
Kemp et al. (2001)

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