The chinspot batis (Batis molitor) is a small songbird of the genus Batis in the family Platysteiridae which is a common and widespread species in the woodlands of southern Africa from the Eastern Cape north to 3°N in southern Kenya and Gabon. It forms a superspecies with other rather similar members of the genus Batis.



Chinspot Batis
Date Location Count
2021-01-27 07:30Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Entrance Road2
2021-02-17 08:00Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Buhoma2
2021-02-06 07:30Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp3
2021-02-16 11:33Nyungwe NP--Uwinka1
2021-02-17 06:35Rangiro Road1
2021-02-04 12:33Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Mubwindi Swamp1
2021-02-19 11:19Chimpanzee Guesthouse1
2021-02-14 10:10Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Ruhija1
2021-02-14 16:00Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Bamboo Zone1
2021-02-13 10:00Echuya Forest Reserve1
2021-02-09 16:00Lake Mburo NP--Entrance Road1
2021-02-21 08:18Moroto (Village)1
2021-02-16 16:48Eastern Gwassi Foothills1
2021-02-20 07:40Lilayi Lodge
2021-02-14 11:09Lazy J Ranch (Restricted Access - Permit Required)1
2021-01-30 07:56Hwange National Park--Hwange Main Camp1
2021-02-24 06:48Angama Lodge (Ol Kurruk)1
2021-01-27 12:33Maasia Mara NR--Sala's Camp1
2021-02-05 16:20Maasai Mara NR--Aruba Mara Camp & Talek Gate2
2021-02-14 09:29Woodlands Stop-Over
2021-01-30 06:00South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge
2021-02-08 06:55Upper Magadi Road (from Corner Baridi to Oltepesi/Olorgesaillie)1
2021-01-31 09:51U of N Kabete Campus & Field Station (incl. Loresho Swamp)
2021-02-07 14:48Kabete Dam (Gatara River)
2021-01-30 06:15Kfeet, Wetlands & Lily Lake, Karura Forest6
2021-02-17 07:43Nairobi River @ National Museums of Kenya (incl. Boulevard Hotel)1
2021-02-12 09:23Lewa Wildlife Conservancy2
2021-02-14 09:07Mandegee farm1
2021-02-13 15:20Marakele NP2
2021-02-01 11:57Pilanesberg NP--Manyane1
2021-01-27 07:09Wolfhuiskraal Farm (restricted access)1
2021-01-26 07:00Tsavo East NP (general)2
2021-02-13 06:25Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein1
2021-02-10 06:39Rietfontein Nature Reserve1
2021-02-20 06:33Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve1
2021-01-25 20:02Hillside Golf Course4
2021-02-19 09:20Kruger NP--Mahonie Loop/S991
2021-02-07 12:19Kruger NP--Pafuri Gate to Luvuvhu River/H1-91
2021-02-20 04:57Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River1
2021-02-21 06:11Kruger NP--S606
2021-02-09 06:49Kruger NP--H1-8 (Punda Gate Rd to Luvuvhu River)1
2021-02-20 10:05Kruger NP--Pafuri/S63 area1
2021-02-20 10:37Mountain Zebra NP2
2021-02-19 18:31Mountain Zebra NP--Restcamp2
2021-02-21 05:11Kruger NP--Bateleur Bushveld Camp1
2021-02-22 05:31Kruger NP--Shingwedzi Camp1
2021-02-11 05:13Singita Ebony Lodge5
2021-02-10 05:15Mala-Mala Game Reserve1
2021-02-07 05:52Kruger NP--Old Tshokwane Rd/S1281
2021-02-11 13:46Hlane Royal NP--Ndlovu Camp1
2021-01-31 07:43Hilton--Hilton Bush Lodge1
2021-02-10 07:55KaMsholo Bushveld Safaris (formerly Nisela Safaris)1
2021-02-13 05:59Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Road2
2021-02-13 07:08Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Valley NR8
2021-02-14 08:47Tala Private GR1
2021-02-13 07:05Hole in the Wall1
2021-02-07 05:34Manyoni GR (please be more specific)3
2021-02-06 13:01Mkhuze GR (please be more specific)
2021-02-21 16:35Durban--Botanical Gardens1
2021-02-05 10:30Phinda GR
2021-01-28 15:57Kuleni Conservancy1