Blue pitta

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Blue pitta
Pitta cyanea 1 - Khao Yai.jpg
Pitta cyanea 2 - Khao Yai.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pittidae
Genus: Hydrornis
Species: H. cyaneus
Binomial name
Hydrornis cyaneus
Blyth, 1843
Synonyms
  • Pitta cyanea

The blue pitta (Hydrornis cyaneus) is a species of bird in the family Pittidae found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The species is closely related to the Indian Pitta and Mangrove Pitta, and ranges across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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