Philippine pitta

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Philippine pitta
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Illustration by Nicolas Huet
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pittidae
Genus: Erythropitta
Species: E. erythrogaster
Binomial name
Erythropitta erythrogaster
Temminck, 1823
Synonyms
  • Pitta erythrogaster

The Philippine pitta or blue-breasted pitta (Erythropitta erythrogaster) is a species of bird in the family Pittidae. It is found in Indonesia and the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It was considered the nominate subspecies of the red-bellied pitta.

E. erythrogaster in Luzon, Philippines

References[edit]

Detailed review on [1] Accessed December 18, 2016.