Azure-breasted pitta

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Azure-breasted pitta
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pittidae
Genus: Pitta
Species: P. steerii
Binomial name
Pitta steerii
(Sharpe, 1876)

The azure-breasted pitta (Pitta steerii) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is endemic to the islands of Mindanao, Bohol, Leyte and Samar in the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Azure-breasted Pitta from Philippines


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