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West African batis

West African batis
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Platysteiridae
Genus: Batis
B. occulta
Binomial name
Batis occulta
Lawson, 1984

Batis poensis occulta

The West African batis (Batis occulta) is a species of bird in the family Platysteiridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the Fernando Po batis.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Batis occulta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22707910A94141670. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22707910A94141670.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.

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