Black-headed Batis
Batis minor
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The eastern or coastal race suahelicus black-headed batis is seen in coastal scrub and drier areas inland; western race erlangeri, in open woodland. The nest was photographed at Lake Nzerekere (Selous, 10-17), courtesy of Frazer Gear. The next three females (note the chestnut breast-band) were photographed at Emayani (11-17); the other females at Mkomazi (right, 8-10) and Mkumbara (left, 9-10), both courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. The males were photographed at Lake Chala (4th row, 11-10; 5th row, 9-11), courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg; near Nyumba ya Mungu (right lower, 3-12), courtesy of Paul Oliver and in Mkomazi (6-17), courtesy of Per Holmen.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Valéry Schollaert, Lyn Waltenberg, Paul Oliver, Per Holmen, Fraser Gear

Last Update this page: 7-25-18