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Pitta iris
Pitta iris iris
Pitta iris johnstoneiana

  • Pitta iris iris: N Australia (Arnhem Land, Melville I. and Groote Eylandt)
  • Pitta iris johnstoneiana: NW Western Australia (NW Kimberley region)


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Pitta iris Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Pittidae Family
16 - 18 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, mangroves. dry forest, moist shrubland, , plantations urban areas, gardens. Below 380 m.  Range:- Endemic to :-  Austrailia,:- Northern Territory, , Western Austrailia,

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 3 - 4 glossy cream eggs with blotches, incubation by both parents 14 - 15 days, fledging 14 - 15 days. Clutch
Worms, snails, arthropods, small reptiles & amphibians. Food  
3996 TSN: 562233 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Pita duhová
Danish: Regnbuepitta
German: Regenbogenpitta, Regenbogen-Pitta
English: Black-breasted Pitta, Rainbow Pitta
Spanish: Pita Arco Iris, Pita Arcoiris
Estonian: mustpita
Finnish: Mustepitta
French: Brève iris
Hungarian: szivárványpitta
Italian: Pitta arcobaleno, Pitta iridata
Japanese: munaguroyairochou
Japanese: ムナグロヤイロチョウ
Latin: Pitta iris, Pitta versicolor iris
Dutch: Regenboogpitta
Norwegian: Irispitta
Polish: kurtaczek teczowy, kurtaczek tęczowy
Russian: Радужная питта
Slovak: pita dúhová
Swedish: Regnbågspitta
Chinese: 彩虹八色鸫

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