Pygmy Batis

Batis perkeo

This small species is a locally common resident in semi-arid acacia bush country and can be separated from similar batises by its grey crown and short, white supraloral stripe.

We first recorded this tiny batis in September 2011 while on a game drive in Tsavo West National Park in southern Kenya.

Pygmy Batis / Tsavo West National Park, Kenya / 16 September 2011