|Adult (left) and juvenile (right)|
The garnet pitta (Erythropitta granatina) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. The form occurring in the Malaysian state of Sabah has been split as the black-headed pitta or black-crowned pitta Erythropitta ussheri (Gould 1877),
Pairs mate between March and August. A pair will lay a clutch of two eggs.
- BirdLife International 2004. Pitta granatina. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007.
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