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Ivory-breasted Pitta

Another essential bird is the magnificent Ivory-breasted Pitta! (Mike Watson)

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Pitta maxima Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Pittidae Family
25 - 28 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest & plantations. Below 800m, Range:- [Indonesia:- (Mollucas:- Halmahera)]

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Worms, snails, arthropods. Food  
 - TSN: 562235 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Pita obrovská
Danish: Halmaherapitta
German: Blauflügelpitta, Halmahera Pitta, Halmaherapitta, Weißbrustpitta
English: Great Pitta, Halmahera Pitta, Ivory breasted Pitta, Ivory-breasted Pitta, Moluccan Pitta
Spanish: Pita de Halmahera, Pita Grande
Estonian: halmahera pita
Finnish: Molukkienpitta
French: Brève d'Halmahera
Hungarian: fehérmellű pitta
Indonesian: Paok Halmahera
Italian: Pitta grande, Pitta pettoavorio
Japanese: ooyairochou
Japanese: オオヤイロチョウ
Latin: Pitta maxima
Dutch: Grote Pitta
Norwegian: Hvitbrystpitta
Polish: kurtaczek wielki
Russian: Белогрудая питта, Питта-великан
Slovak: pita molucká
Swedish: Halmaherapitta
Chinese: 白胸八色鸫

Pitta maxima
Pitta maxima maxima
Pitta maxima morotaiensis
Pitta maxima morotainsis

  • Pitta maxima maxima: N Moluccas (Halmahera, Bacan, Kasiruta and Obi)
  • Pitta maxima morotaiensis: Morotai I. (N Moluccas)

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