Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pittas :: Red-bellied Pitta

Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster

Described by: Temminck (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-breasted Pitta, Red-breasted Pitta, Greater Blue-breasted Pitta, Red-naped Pitta, Macklot's Pitta
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Philippines, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago and ex. ne. Australia;
Fragemented distribution;
(1) Philippines (Calauit and Culion Is.).
(2) Philippines (Balabac and Palawan Is.).
(3) Great Sangir Is. (Great Sangihe Is.).
(4) Talaud Is.
(5) Sangir Is. (Sangihe Is.).
(6) N. Sulawesi. Moluccas:
(7) N. Moluccas (Obi Is.).
(8) Ternate Is.
(9) E. Moluccas (Gebe Is.).
(10) Buru Is.
(11) Moluccas (Seram Is.).
(12) W. and s. New Guinea including Yapen Is., w. Papuan Is. (Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati and Misool Is.), Kai Is. and ne. Australia (n. Queensland, ex. n. Cape York Peninsula in the Iron Range National Park). (13) N. New Guinea.
(14) Aru Is.
(15) Se. New Guinea.
(16) Se. New Guinea. Bismarck Archipelago:
(17) New Hanover.
(18) New Ireland.
(19) Tabar Is.
(20) New Britain. Umboi Is.
(21) D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago (Fergusson Is. and Goodenough Is.).
(22) Louisiade Archipelago (Rossel Is.).


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


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