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Blue-naped Pitta

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Pitta nipalensis
Pitta nipalensis hendeei
Pitta nipalensis nipalensis

  • Pitta nipalensis nipalensis: Himalayas (Central Nepal to SE Tibet, NE India and Myanmar)
  • Pitta nipalensis hendeei: S China (se Yunnan, SW Guangxi) to N Vietnam and N Laos

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Pitta nipalensis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Pittidae Family
 22 - 25 cm Length
Tropical lowland montane moist & swamp forest. degraded former forest. Below(1,500) 2,300 m.  Range:- Endemic to BangladeshBhutan, China, IndiaLaos, MyanmarNepal & Vietnam.

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4 eggs, incubation 17 days, fledging  days. Clutch
Worms, snails, arthropods, lizards & small mice. Food  
3969 - TSN: 562238 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Pita nepálská
Danish: Blĺnakket Pitta
German: Blaunackenpitta, Blaunacken-Pitta, Orangestirnpitta
English: Blue naped Pitta, Blue-naped Pitta, Schneider's Pitta
Spanish: Pita de Cuello Azul, Pita Nuquiazul
Estonian: sinikukal-pita
Finnish: Ruskopitta
French: Brčve ŕ nuque bleue
Hungarian: himalájai pitta
Italian: Pitta nucablu, Pitta nucazzurra
Japanese: aoeriyairochou
Japanese: アオエリヤイロチョウ
Latin: Hydrornis nipalensis, Pitta nipalensis
Dutch: Blauwnekpitta
Norwegian: Blĺnakkepitta
Polish: kurtaczek modrokarkowy
Russian: Крикливая питта, Непальская питта, Синешапочная питта
Slovak: pita modrotylá, pita modrotylová
Swedish: Blĺnackad pitta
Thai: นกแต้วแล้วใหญ่ท้ายทอยสีฟ้า
Chinese: 蓝枕八色鸫

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