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Pitta nympha Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Pittidae Family
16-19.5 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist, dry forest, often near running water, pastureland. Below 1,200 m.  Range:- China:- Yunnan, Guangxi Zhuang, Hong Kong,  Guangdong, Hainan, Guizhou, Beidaihe District,  Chongqing, Anhui, Hunan, Hubei, Hebei, Henan,  Fujian, Sichuan, Shandong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu,  Jiangxi.)
Greater Sundas. (Island of Borneo:- Brunei, Kalimantan, ) (Japan:- Ryu Kyu.)  Laos, Myanmar, North Korea, South Korea,
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4 to 6 creamy white eggs with fine purple-brown spots. incubation 15 days, fledging 13 - 14 days. Clutch
Worms, snails, arthropods, snakes, lizards and small rodents. Food  
Migratory Habits
3992 - TSN: 562239 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

AKA:- Czech: pita hnědokorunkatá, Pita nádherná
Danish: Nymfepitta
German: Neunfarben-Pitta, Nymphenpitta, Nymphen-Pitta
English: Blue-winged pitta, Fairy Pitta
Spanish: Pita Ninfa
Estonian: vőlupita
Finnish: Keijupitta
French: Brčve migratrice
Hungarian: tündérpitta
Indonesian: Paok, Paok Bidadari
Italian: Pitta aliazzurre, Pitta fatata, Pitta ninfa
Japanese: Yairocho, yairochou
Japanese: ヤイロチョウ
Korean: 팔색조
Latin: Pitta brachyura nympha, Pitta cyanoptera, Pitta nympha
Malay: Burung Pacat, Pacat
Dutch: Chinese Pitta
Norwegian: Blĺvingepitta, Nymfepitta
Polish: kurtaczek blady
Portuguese: Pita-de-asa-azul
Russian: Питта-нимфа
Slovak: pita maľovaná
Swedish: Kinesisk pitta
Thai: นกแต้วแล้วพันธุ์จีน
Vietnamese: Đuôi cụt bụng đỏ
Chinese: 仙八色鸫, 八色鳥, 藍翅八色鶇

Pitta nympha
Pitta nympha melli
Pitta nympha nympha

  • Pitta nympha: S Japan to Korea and se China; winters to SE Asia and Borneo

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