Weavers (Ploceidae)

Blue-billed Malimbe (Malimbus nitens) - HBW 15, p. 195

French: Malimbe à bec bleu German: Rotkehlweber Spanish: Malimbo Piquiazul
Other common names: Gray's Malimbe

Taxonomy: Ploceus nitens J. E. Gray, 1831, Sierra Leone.
Monotypic.

Distribution: SW Senegal, W Guinea-Bissau, W & S Guinea and Sierra Leone E to SW Togo, S Benin, S Nigeria, S & SW Cameroon and SW Central African Republic, S to Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, N & W PRCongo, and NW & NE Angola (Cabinda and N Lunda Norte), also N, SW & SC DRCongo E to extreme SW Sudan (Bengengai Forest) and W Uganda (Bwamba).