Batises and Wattle-eyes (Platysteiridae)

Senegal Batis (Batis senegalensis) - HBW 11, p. 192

French: Pririt du Sénégal German: Senegalschnäpper Spanish: Batis Senegalés
Other common names: Senegal Puff-back Flycatcher

Taxonomy: Muscicapa senegalensis Linnaeus, 1766, Senegal.
Part of a superspecies that probably includes also B. orientalis, B. molitor, B. soror and B. pririt; possible slight geographical overlap with first of those in N Cameroon. Proposed race togoensis (described from Togo) considered untenable. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Mauritania and Senegal E to Nigeria and N & C Cameroon (E to Benue Plain and Mandara region).

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