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Pitta cyanea Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Pittidae Family
 22 - 24 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest & dry forest. Between 60 - 2,000 m  Range:- Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, MyanmarThailandVietnam

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4 eggs, incubation by both parents days, fledging  days. Clutch
Worms, snails, arthropods. Food  
3974 - TSN: 562225 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Pita azurová
Danish: Rřdnakket Pitta
German: Blaupitta, Blau-Pitta, Fleckenbrustpitta, Riesenpitta
English: Blue Pitta, Lesser Blue Pitta
Spanish: Pita Azul
Estonian: sinipita
Finnish: Safiiripitta
French: Brčve bleue
Hungarian: kék pitta
Italian: Pitta blu
Japanese: ruriyairochou
Japanese: ルリヤイロチョウ
Latin: Hydrornis cyanea, Hydrornis cyaneus, Pitta cyanea, Pitta cyanura
Dutch: Blauwe Pitta
Norwegian: Blĺpitta
Polish: kurtaczek niebieski
Russian: Синяя питта
Slovak: pita modrá
Swedish: Rödnackad pitta
Thai: นกแต้วแล้วสีน้ำเงิน
Vietnamese: Đuôi cụt đầu đỏ
Chinese: 蓝八色鸫

Pitta cyanea
Pitta cyanea aurantiaca
Pitta cyanea cyanea
Pitta cyanea willoughbyi

  • Pitta cyanea cyanea: E Bangladesh, NE India, S China, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina
  • Pitta cyanea aurantiaca: Mts. of SW Cambodia and SE Thailand
  • Pitta cyanea willoughbyi: Mts. of Central Laos to S Annam

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