Elegant Pitta

Pitta elegans - Brève élégante

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Pittidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pitta

  • Species
    :

    elegans

Descriptor

Temminck, 1836

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 48 à 63 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Elegant Pitta (Pitta elegans) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Pitta elegans elegans (islands between e Sulawesi and w New Guinea)
  • Pitta elegans virginalis (Tanahjampea, Kalaotoa, and Kalao. between Sulawesi and Flores.)
  • Pitta elegans maria (Sumba. s Lesser Sundas.)

Foreign names

  • Brève élégante,
  • Pita elegante,
  • pita-elegante,
  • Schmuckpitta,
  • ékszerpitta,
  • Elegante Pitta,
  • Pitta elegante,
  • praktjuveltrast,
  • Elegantpitta,
  • pita pôvabná,
  • pita ozdobná,
  • Pragtpitta,
  • kaunopitta,
  • pita elegant,
  • kurtaczek ozdobny,
  • Стройная питта,
  • Paok laus,
  • ティモールノドグロヤイロチョウ,
  • 华丽八色鸫,
  • 優雅八色鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Brève élégante
published: - Updated: 20-05-2008
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