Eastern 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 upper female on a nest was at Emayani (12-23), courtesy of Hanna Nyman. The nest with chicks was photographed at Lake Nzerekere (Selous, 10-17), courtesy of Frazer Gear. The 3rd and 4th row females were photographed at Emayani; the 5th row females at Mkomazi (right) and Mkumbara (left), both courtesy of Valéry Schollaert; and the 6th & 7th rows, near Mkomazi, courtesy of Per Holmen. The males (8th row and left 9th row) were photographed at Lake Chala, courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg; 10th row, Fish Eagle Point and Mkomazi, courtesy of Per Holmen.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Lyn Waltenberg, Paul Oliver, Per Holmen
Fraser Gear, Hanna Nyman

Last Update this page: 1-04-23