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- noun Any of the
birdsin the Malimbus genus, found across Africa.
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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).
In addition to the Ibadan malimbe and the white-throated guenon, other threatened animals include the African elephant (Loxodonta africana, EN) and the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes, EN).
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.
These are the Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis, VU) and the yellow-legged malimbe (Malimbus flavipes).
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).