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
2021-05-08 08:53Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Entrance Road1
2021-04-19 14:30Gisakura Guest House
2021-04-29 13:44Gisakura Park Reception-- Ndambarare Trail1
2021-04-30 14:25Nyungwe NP--Karamba Trail2
2021-05-08 07:07Lake Karago2
2021-04-28 14:31Rangiro Road2
2021-04-28 09:49Lake Bihinga1
2021-05-07 08:09Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Ruhija Community Rest Camp1
2021-05-06 16:59Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Bamboo Zone2
2021-05-01 12:28Camp Kwando1
2021-05-05 06:26Nkasa Lupala NP1
2021-05-08 10:29Kaingu Safari Lodge1
2021-05-09 10:19Kafue NP--McBrides Camp2
2021-05-08 14:34andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge1
2021-05-08 06:55Livingstone Treatment Works2
2021-05-03 08:45Mount Elgon NP--Research Centre1
2021-05-05 08:00Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve--Mbale-Moroto Rd1
2021-05-08 06:24Blue Lagoon NP1
2021-05-08 06:05Nsobe Camp1
2021-05-08 11:00Hwange NP--Sinamatella1
2021-05-08 07:16Grumeti Game Reserve1
2021-05-02 08:48Mulungushi Dam1
2021-05-15 14:21Lazy J Ranch (Restricted Access - Permit Required)2
2021-05-11 18:32Angama Lodge (Ol Kurruk)2
2021-05-09 11:02Maasai Mara NR--Mara Triangle
2021-05-01 06:00Serengeti NP--Seronera2
2021-05-10 06:01Naboisho Conservancy
2021-04-30 07:39St Andrews Turi, KE (-0.279, 35.764)1
2021-04-17 07:14Maasai Mara Sopa Lodge1
2021-05-09 08:58Royal Zambezi Lodge2
2021-05-10 07:19Ol Ari Nyiro Conservancy--Mukutan Retreat (Restricted access)1
2021-05-11 10:00Narok (general)1
2021-05-08 06:21Mutinondo Wilderness
2021-05-08 06:38Soysambu Conservency
2021-05-08 07:04Lake Elementaita--Serena Camp (formerly Delamere Camp)3
2021-05-08 00:17Malewa River Lodge1
2021-04-28 10:21Kilimandege House and Sanctuary1
2021-05-08 06:42KWS Hippo Camp, Lake Naivasha1
2021-05-11 06:23Segera Retreat (Restricted access)1
2021-05-02 12:55Tumaren Camp and surrounds1
2021-05-07 09:17Gatamaiyu Forest2
2021-05-15 14:42South Luangwa NP
2021-05-01 14:00KEFRI Lands, Kikuyu1
2021-04-24 07:58Nyeri (general)
2021-05-15 08:00Red Hill, Limuru1
2021-05-08 05:31South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge
2021-05-08 07:08Mount Kenya Safari Club/William Holden Wildlife Foundation1
2021-05-08 11:52Ngong Forest Sanctuary (west section)
2021-05-08 07:58Ololua Forest and Nature Trail3
2021-05-09 11:13Ngong Forest Sanctuary1
2021-05-08 09:11Langata Giraffe Centre (incl. ravine trail)1
2021-05-08 06:29Borana Conservancy--Borana Wildlife Lodge1
2021-05-15 06:30Kfeet, Wetlands & Lily Lake, Karura Forest2
2021-05-08 07:39Nairobi River @ National Museums of Kenya (incl. Boulevard Hotel)1
2021-05-08 07:57Nairobi NP1
2021-05-08 09:15Lewa Wildlife Conservancy1
2021-04-21 06:50Mt. Kenya NP--Castle Forest and Lodge1
2021-05-08 14:55Bokaa Dam1
2021-05-08 07:57Eluanata Dam1
2021-05-08 11:31Hillside Dams2
2021-05-08 09:55Ol Doinyo Sabuk NP
2021-05-08 07:47Monduli Forest Reserve1
2021-05-08 08:34Engikaret Lark Plains1
2021-05-15 13:00Engikaret Lark Plains--Acacia Scrub to South1
2021-05-08 08:02Arusha NP12
2021-04-26 06:05Madikwe Game Reserve3
2021-05-08 07:24Lake Duluti4
2021-05-08 14:40Clifton Dam
2021-05-08 09:56Satao Elerai Camp1
2021-05-08 08:24Lake Chivero NP1
2021-05-08 13:23Oloitokitok Riverine Forest Remnant1
2021-05-12 08:05Outward Bound School and surrounds1
2021-05-08 16:20Mandegee farm1
2021-05-08 06:52Greystone Nature Preserve1
2021-05-08 07:57Harare--Mukuvisi Woodlands1
2021-04-29 05:28Pilanesberg NP (please be more specific)4
2021-04-25 16:59Pilanesberg NP--Pilanesberg Center2
2021-05-16 07:37Pilanesberg NP--Bakabung1
2021-04-27 09:09Pilanesberg NP--Manyane2
2021-05-08 08:27Dzalanyama Forest Reserve5
2021-04-27 07:36Borakalalo NP5
2021-05-15 08:12Blouberg Nature Reserve1
2021-04-17 12:00Boons Road -- northern section (thornveld)1
2021-04-27 06:20Mountain Sanctuary Park1
2021-04-25 08:43Wolfhuiskraal Farm (restricted access)1
2021-05-08 16:18Sagala Lodge/Ndara Ranch1
2021-05-16 06:54Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific; Do not log Kgomo-Kgomo birds here.)1
2021-05-01 10:15Sondela Nature Reserve2
2021-04-28 07:25Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden1
2021-05-08 06:24Kwalata Lodge2
2021-05-08 07:41Kloofendal Municipal Nature Reserve2
2021-05-09 09:26Dinokeng Game Reserve (Please be more precise)1
2021-05-02 11:29Pretoria National Botanical Garden2
2021-05-08 07:28Polokwane GR1
2021-04-24 11:00Mkhombo Nature Reserve2
2021-04-18 07:05Mabusa Nature Reserve1
2021-04-25 08:24Wilge River Valley (upper)3
2021-05-15 06:04Kruger NP--Banyini Pan (ltd access)1
2021-05-14 14:30Kruger NP--Lanner Gorge (ltd access)2
2021-04-23 07:41Bankplaas Road3
2021-05-08 06:00Kruger NP--Pafuri Picnic Site
2021-05-14 06:07Kruger NP--Reedbuckvlei (restricted access)2
2021-04-21 04:47Gonarezhou NP--Chipinda Pools2
2021-04-30 15:29Liwonde National Park
2021-05-08 15:13Ngala Private Game Reserve
2021-04-29 13:54Kruger NP--Olifants Camp1
2021-04-30 08:37Kruger NP--S39 (H1-4 to Timbavati)2
2021-05-01 12:05Kruger NP--Talamati Bushveld Camp2
2021-05-11 08:34Singita Ebony Lodge
2021-05-02 06:26Kruger NP--S1451
2021-05-01 08:22Kruger NP--Sweni Rd (S126)1
2021-04-27 06:53Kruger NP--S31
2021-05-02 07:37Kruger NP--N'waswitsontso Rd1
2021-04-30 13:22Kruger NP--Nkaya Pan1
2021-04-27 08:04Kruger NP--Waterhole Rd/S651
2021-04-30 13:50Kruger NP--Satara-Tshokwane Road2
2021-05-02 07:53Kruger NP--Kumana Dam2
2021-04-25 10:32Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp1
2021-04-25 06:54Kruger NP--Napi Rd to Skukuza/H1-1
2021-05-08 06:30Kruger NP--Berg-en-Dal Camp
2021-05-03 11:33Kruger NP--Renosterpan Rd.2
2021-05-02 10:03Kruger NP--Orpen Dam2
2021-05-03 15:17Kruger NP--Biyamiti Bushveld Camp (Residents only)2
2021-05-02 14:58Kruger NP--Sunset Dam2
2021-05-08 11:35Weenen NR1
2021-05-08 06:21Vryheid Mountain NR1
2021-05-08 10:19Albert Falls NR2
2021-05-08 13:31Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Valley NR2
2021-05-10 08:45Mkhuze GR--kwaMalibala Hide2
2021-05-11 06:47Mkhuze GR--Mantuma Camp1
2021-05-08 13:46Mkhuze GR--KuMahalala Hide1
2021-05-08 12:42Eshowe--Dlinza Forest1
2021-05-08 07:25Mkhuze GR--Kumasinga Hide1
2021-05-08 07:00Pennington--Umdoni Park1
2021-04-29 06:00Phinda GR