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Category:Pitta - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Pitta


14 (mostly) colourful, skuling species from Africa, Asia and Australia.


Pitta is a genus in the Family Pittidae.
The species of the genera Erythropitta and Hydrornis used to be included here.

Genus Pitta viewedit
P. angolensis African Pitta
P. reichenowi Green-breasted Pitta
P. brachyura Indian Pitta
P. moluccensis Blue-winged Pitta
P. nympha Fairy Pitta
P. sordida Hooded Pitta
P. steerii Azure-breasted Pitta
P. versicolor Noisy Pitta
P. maxima Ivory-breasted Pitta
P. concinna Ornate Pitta
P. elegans Elegant Pitta
P. vigorsii Banda Sea Pitta
P. anerythra Black-faced Pitta
P. megarhyncha Mangrove Pitta
P. superba Superb Pitta
P. iris Rainbow Pitta


  1. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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