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Chinspot Batis

Batis molitor (Küster, HC 1850)

The chinspot batis 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. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Platysteiridae
Genus:
   Batis
Scientific:
  Batis molitor


Original description

Citation:
  (Küster, HC 1850)

Reference:
   Voeg. Asien Afr. Amer. Neuholland [Hahn & Küster] ["1836"] Lief.20 pl.2,text

Protonym:
  Muscicapa molitor

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47925955


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C5C38D98297EE1B1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C5C38D98

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C5C38D98


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558890

Geographic range:

  • Batis molitor molitor: S Mozambique to e Cape Province
  • Batis molitor pintoi: SE Gabon to Angola, sw Democratic Republic of the Congo and nw Zambia
  • Batis molitor puella: E Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda, w Kenya and w Tanzania
  • Batis molitor palliditergum: S Democratic Republic of the Congo to Namibia, Botswana, Malawi and n Cape Province
English:
Chinspot Batis
Catalan:
batis molitor
Czech:
lesknáček obecný
Danish:
Brunstrubet Batis
German:
Weißflankenschnäpper
Spanish:
Batis Molitor
Spanish (Spain):
Batis molitor
Finnish:
akasiatöpösieppo
French:
Pririt molitor
Croatian:
pepeljastoleđi batis
Icelandic:
Blettasmiður
Italian:
Batis macchiato
Japanese (romaji):
agofusewatabitaki
Japanese:
アゴフセワタビタキ
Lithuanian:
Baltašonis batis
Dutch:
Witflankvliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bantubatis
Norwegian:
Bantubatis
Polish:
krępnik czarnopierśny
Portuguese:
Batis-comum
Russian:
Акациевый батис
Slovak:
strakošík bielobruchý
Serbian:
Zapadni bradati batis
Swedish:
strupfläcksbatis
Ukrainian:
Приріт білобокий
Chinese:
点颏蓬背鹟
Chinese (Traditional):
點頦噴背鶲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pririt molitor ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pririt molitor ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Chin-spot Puffback ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Chin-spot Puffback ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Chin Spot Puff-back Flycatcher ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Chin Spot Puff-back Flycatcher ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Chin-spot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Chin-spot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Chin-spot Puffback ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Batis molitor [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Batis molitor [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Batis molitor [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Chinspot Batis ( Batis molitor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Batis molitor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Batis molitor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Witliesbosbontrokkie
Catalan: batis molitor
Czech: Lesknácek bradatý, lesknáček obecný
Danish: Brunstrubet Batis, Hvidhalet Batis
German: Weißflankenbatis, Weißflankenschnäpp, Weißflankenschnäpper, Weissflanken-Schnäpper
English: Chin Spot Batis, Chin Spot Puff Back Flycatcher, Chin Spot Puff-back Flycatcher, Chinspot Batis, Chin-spot Batis, Chinspot Puffback, Chin-spot Puffback, Chinspot Puffback Flycacther, Chinspot Puffback Flycatcher, Chinspot Puffback-Flycatcher, Kenya Chinspot Batis, Whiteflanked Batis, White-flanked Batis, White-flanked Puffback, White-flanked Puffback-Flycatcher
English, HBW: Chinspot Batis
English (IOC): Chinspot Batis
English (Kenya): Chin-spot Batis
English (United States): Chinspot Batis
Spanish: Batis de Barbilla moteada, Batis Molitor
Spanish (Spain): Batis molitor
Spanish (HBW): Chinspot Batis
Finnish: Akaasiatöpösieppo, akasiatöpösieppo
French: Batis à sourcils, Pririt molitor
Croatian: pepeljastoleđi batis
Icelandic: Blettasmiður
Italian: Batis macchiato, Pigliamosche mascherato finachibinachi
Japanese (romaji): agobuchiwatagoshihitaki, agofusewatabitaki
Japanese: アゴフセワタビタキ, アゴブチワタゴシヒタキ
Scientific: Batis molitor, Batis molitor molitor, Muscicapa molitor
Lithuanian: Baltašonis batis
Dutch: Witflankvliegenvanger, Witflank-vliegenvanger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bantubatis
Norwegian: Bantubatis
Polish: krepnik czarnopiersny, krępnik czarnopierśny
Portuguese: Batis-comum
Portuguese (Portugal): batis-comum
Russian: Акациевый батис, Белобокий батис
Slovak: Strakošík bielobruchý
Serbian: Zapadni bradati batis
Swedish: Strupfläcksbatis
Swahili: Tatata Kidoa-cheusi
Turkish: Kestane boğazlı batis
Tsonga: Ximgenngwamangwami
Ukrainian: Приріт білобокий
Xhosa: Undyola
Chinese: 点颏喷背鹟, 点颏蓬背鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 點頦噴背鶲
Zulu: umNqube

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