African Pitta

Pitta angolensis - Brève de l'Angola

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Pittidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pitta

  • Species
    :

    angolensis

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1816

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 79 à 98 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Pitta (Pitta angolensis) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Pitta angolensis pulih (Sierra Leone to w Cameroon)
  • Pitta angolensis angolensis (sw Cameroon to nw Angola)
  • Pitta angolensis longipennis (se DRCongo to se Tanzania and south to ne South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Brève de l'Angola,
  • Pita Angoleña,
  • Pita de Angola,
  • Angolapitta,
  • afrikai pitta,
  • Angola-pitta,
  • Pitta africana,
  • Afrikansk pitta,
  • Praktpitta,
  • pita plavoprsá,
  • pita africká,
  • Afrikansk Pitta,
  • afrikanpitta,
  • Angolapitta,
  • pita d'Angola,
  • kurtaczek angolski,
  • Ангольская питта,
  • アフリカヤイロチョウ,
  • 非洲八色鸫,
  • 非洲八色鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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