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Pririt Batis - Focus and Speed This small bird (this specific one is a male) is lightning fast and agile.  It is very easy to miss or overlook this bird as it is neither striking in plumage, nor does it allow one to photograph it with ease.   Batis pririt,Geotagged,Namibia,Pririt batis,Spring,agile,avian,bird,black,bush,perched,plumage,quick,yellow Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Pririt Batis - Focus and Speed

This small bird (this specific one is a male) is lightning fast and agile. It is very easy to miss or overlook this bird as it is neither striking in plumage, nor does it allow one to photograph it with ease.

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  1. What a gorgeous little ninja, with a beautiful name. You've done it again! Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thank you Ferdy. Again, a perfect description ... ninja ... love that, and very accurate. Posted 6 years ago

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The pririt batis also known as the pririt puff-back flycatcher or pririt puffback, is a small passerine bird in the wattle-eye family. It is resident in western and central southern Africa.

It is a small stout insect-eating bird, found in dry broadleaf woodland and thorn scrub. The nest is a small neat cup low in a tree or bush.

The pririt batis is strikingly patterned. The adult male has a dark grey crown and back, black eye mask and white throat. It has a black rump and tail,.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Living Wild
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Uploaded Jan 22, 2015. Captured Nov 12, 2013 10:34 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/9.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO400
  • 403mm