Giant Pitta

Hydrornis caeruleus - Brève géante

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Pittidés

  • Genus
    :

    Hydrornis

  • Species
    :

    caeruleus

Descriptor

Raffles, 1822

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 198 à 202 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Brève géante
♀ adult

Giant Pitta (Hydrornis caeruleus) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Hydrornis caeruleus caeruleus (Malay Pen. and Sumatra)
  • Hydrornis caeruleus hosei (Borneo)

Foreign names

  • Brève géante,
  • Pita gigante,
  • Riesenpitta,
  • óriáspitta,
  • Reuzenpitta,
  • Pitta gigante,
  • jättejuveltrast,
  • Kjempepitta,
  • pita veľká,
  • pita modropláštíková,
  • Kæmpepitta,
  • sulttaanipitta,
  • pita gegant,
  • kurtaczek olbrzymi,
  • Большая питта,
  • Paok sintau,
  • オニヤイロチョウ,
  • 大蓝八色鸫,
  • นกแต้วแล้วยักษ์,
  • 大藍八色鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 27-05-2008
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