Elegant pitta

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Elegant pitta
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pittidae
Genus: Pitta
Species: P. elegans
Binomial name
Pitta elegans
Temminck, 1836

The elegant pitta (Pitta elegans) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is endemic to the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia and Timor L'Este. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The subspecies P. e. vigorsii is sometimes considered to be a full species.