Lufira Masked Weaver

The Lufira Masked Weaver (Ploceus ruweti), also known as Ruwet's Masked Weaver and Lake Lufira Weaver, is a species of bird in the weaver family, Ploceidae. It is endemic to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is swamps in the south-east of the country. It is sometimes regarded as a subspecies of the Tanzanian Masked Weaver (P. reichardi).

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