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Malayan banded pitta

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Hydrornis irena
Hydrornis irena irena
Hydrornis irena ripleyi

  • Pitta irena: s Peninsular Thailand, Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
  • Pitta irena irena: Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
  • Pitta irena ripleyi: S Peninsular Thailand

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Pitta irena Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Pittidae Family
20 - 23 cm Length
Tropical moist forest. degraded former forest. Below 1,500 m.  Range:- Indonesia, Malaysia & Thailand Indonesia:- Sumartra, Bangka, Belitung

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Snails, earthworms, arthropods,  larvae and small vertibrates, lizards, snakes, mammals. Food  
NR - TSN: 711669 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status


German: Malaiische Bindenpitta
English: Banded Pitta (Malayan), Malayan Banded Pitta, Malayan Banded-Pitta
French: Brčve de Malaisie, Brčve irčne
Latin: Hydrornis irena, Pitta guajana irena, Pitta guajana irena/ripleyi, Pitta irena
Dutch: Maleise Blauwstaartpitta
Polish: kurtaczek malajski
Russian: Суматранская синехвостая питта
Slovak: pita malajská
Thai: นกแต้วแล้วลาย

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Banded Pitta

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Banded Pitta



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