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Alternative names, White-flanked Batis, Chinspot Puffback-Flycatcher
Length 12-13 cm; mass 8-14 g
Batis molitor has four subspecies:1
Woodland, savanna and riverine thickets.
Active birds; constantly foraging and hawking insects and spiders in the canopy of trees or bushes.
The nest is a small cup of plant fibres and spider web, decorated with lichen; built by both sexes on a horizontal branch. One to four eggs are laid and incubated for 16-18 days by the female. Both adults feed the young.
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