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Gray-headed Batis Batis orientalis

Described by: Heuglin (1871)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-headed Batis, Grey-headed Puffback, Gray-headed Puffback, Grey-headed Puffback Flycatcher, Gray-headed Puffback Flycatcher, Savanna Batis, Grey-headed Puff-back Flycatcher, Gray-headed Puff-back Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ethiopia - Feb, 2008 © Nancy Bell 
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Nc. to e. Africa;
Two populations;
(1) S. Niger (s. Niger River)(?), ne. Nigeria from slightly w. of Lake Chad from Arege to Malamfotori, and possibly also the Mambilla Plateau), ne. Cameroon, c. and s. Chad, n. Central African Republic to sw. Sudan, and probably w. Ethiopia.
(2) N. Sudan (e. Red Sea province).
(3) E. Sudan, n. Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Eritrea.
(4) C. Ethiopia, Djibouti, ne. Uganda (Mt. Moroto), n. and s. Somalia, n. Kenya (Moyale area).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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