Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pittas :: Hooded Pitta

Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida

Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): Black-headed Pitta, Green-breasted Pitta
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore - 2004 © Paul Huang 
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Himalayas to w. se. Asia, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines, n. Sulawesi and New Guinea;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Ne. India (Himalayan foothills of Manipur, Nagaland, Mixoram s. to Bihar) to Banladesh, s. China, Burma, Thailand, n. Laos, Cambodia, s. Vietnam and nc. Malay Peninsula (Belum area).
Himalayan populations winter s. to Greater Sundas.
(2) S. Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.
(3) Nicobar Is.
(4) Bangka and Belitung Is.
(5) New Guinea and w. Papuan Is. (Gebe and Gag Is.). Karkar Is. W. Bismarck Archipelago (Long Is.).
(6) Sangir Is. (Sangihe Is.).
(7) N. Sulawesi.
(8) Aru Is.
(9) Numfor Is.
(10) Biak Is.
(11) Balabac and Palawan Is.
(12) Philippines including the Sulu Archipelago.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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