Graceful pitta

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Not to be confused with Erythropitta ussheri, also sometimes known as the black-crowned pitta.
Graceful pitta
Pitta venusta-20030928.jpg
Taken at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pittidae
Genus: Erythropitta
Species: E. venusta
Binomial name
Erythropitta venusta
Müller, 1835
  • Pitta venusta

The graceful pitta (Erythropitta venusta), also known as the black-crowned pitta, is a species of bird in the family Pittidae which occurs in Sumatra, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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