Batis molitor   Chinspot Batis  Witliesbosbontrokkie
Chinspot Batis
Modimolle, Nov 2009
female incubating


A breeding resident. Common and widespread, both across the Waterberg and in the surrounding thorn savanna (53% in, 47% out; recorded in 98% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents any woodland; in territorial pairs year-round; a regular member of mixed-species bird parties in winter. Breeds in summer.
Chinspot Batis Waterberg distribution
Chinspot Batis
Modimolle, May 2013

male

Chinspot Batis male
Mogol Dam Nature Reserve, Jul 2018

male


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