Yellow-legged Weaver (Ploceus flavipes) - HBW 15, p. 187
French: Tisserin à pieds jaunes
Spanish: Tejedor Patigualdo
Other common names: Yellow-legged/Yellow-fronted Malimbe
Taxonomy: Malimbus flavipes Chapin, 1916, Avakubi, DRCongo.
Has been placed in genus Malimbus; in the past was sometimes placed in a monotypic genus, Rhinoploceus. Validity of this taxon has been questioned, and suggested by some authors that it could represent occasional hybrids between all-black species such as P. nigerrimus and P. albinucha; further research required. Monotypic.
Distribution: Ituri Forest, in NE DRCongo.
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