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Pitta steerii Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Pittidae Family
18-19.5 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest. Below 750 m. Range:- Endemic to Philippines:- Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Bohol, Caraga, Davao Region, Leyte, Mindanao, Northern Mindanao, Samar, Soccsksargen, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Worms, snails, arthropods. Food  
3982 - TSN: 562246 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

AKA:- Cebuano: babakua
Czech: pita azurovoprsá, Pita Steereova
Danish: Azurpitta
German: Azurbrustpitta, Blaubauchpitta, Blaubauch-Pitta
English: Azure breasted Pitta, Azure-breasted Pitta, Steere's Pitta
Spanish: Pita de Mindanao, Pita de Steere
Estonian: lasuurpita
Finnish: Filippiinienpitta
French: Brčve de Steere
Hungarian: azúrmellű pitta
Italian: Pitta di Steere, Pitta pettazzurro
Japanese: sorairoyairochou
Japanese: ソライロヤイロチョウ
Latin: Pitta steerei, Pitta steerii
Dutch: Steere-pitta, Steeres Pitta
Norwegian: Asurpitta
Polish: kurtaczek sinopiersny, kurtaczek sinopierśny
Russian: Питта Стеела, Питта Стеера, Синебрюхая питта
Slovak: pita azúrovoprsá
Swedish: Azurpitta
Chinese: 蓝胸八色鸫

Pitta steerii
Pitta steerii coelestis
Pitta steerii steerii

  • Pitta steerii steerii: S Philippines (Mindanao)
  • Pitta steerii coelestis: Philippines (Samar, Leyte and Bohol)

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