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 2nd and 3rd row females were photographed at Emayani (11-17); the 4th row females at Mkomazi (right, 8-10) and Mkumbara (left, 9-10), both courtesy of Valéry Schollaert; and the 5th & 6th rows, near Mkomazi (11-19 & 10-22), courtesy of Per Holmen. The males were photographed at Lake Chala (7th row, 11-10; 8th row, 9-11), courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg; near Nyumba ya Mungu (right lower, 3-12), courtesy of Paul Oliver and in Mkomazi (right 8th row, 6-17) and at Fish Eagle Point (bottom left, 4-20), both courtesy of Per Holmen; and the right lower Gunga Hedaru-Pangani River, (8-22).

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 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

Last Update this page: 11-02-22