Witliesbosbontrokkie / Chinspot Batis (Male)

Witliesbosbontrokkie / Chinspot Batis (Male)

Observation - Witliesbosbontrokkie / Chinspot Batis (Male) - Southern Africa. Description: Crown and nape grey. Lores black, extending in patch around eyes and across ear coverts to hind neck

Crown and nape grey. Lores black, extending in patch around eyes and across ear coverts to hind neck; separated from forecrown by white supercilium extending to above eye. Prominent long, black, stiff hairs above and below lores. Mantle, back and scapulars bluish grey, mantle edged black; rump and upper tail coverts grey. Tail and wings black. Median and inner greater coverts broadly tipped white, combining with white edges to inner secondaries to form prominent wing bar. Underparts, including throat and sides of neck, white, apart from broad, but variable-width black breast band. Bill black. Eyes yellow. Legs and feet black.