The Batis LOGO

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Our beautiful logo and name was inspired by the Pririt Batis – a small passerine bird in the wattle-eye family. Resident in Southern Africa and southwestern Angola, it is a small stout insect-eating bird, found in dry broadleaf woodland and thorn scrub. It hunts by flycatching, or by taking prey from the ground like a shrike.

Meet the Batis Team

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For our first Blog post, we thought it only fitting to tell you a bit more about the driving force and brain(es) behind the company. The name Steve Braine is well known within Namibia as he has been involved with ornithology and natural history within Namibia from a very young age, contributing invaluable data to Namibian Ornithology and natural history. During the past 30 years, he has captured and ringed (banded) raptors and contributed and published several articles on the […]